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Dinxperlo (The Netherlands)
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adopted 17 Aug 1938
Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 8.585; area: 13,66 km². Settlements:
Dinxperlo (seat), De Heurne.
Dinxperlo is in southeast Gelderland and its main village has a twin
in Germany (Suderwick); it used to be a delight for enclavophiles. The
flag is obviously derived from the Coat of Arms, which refers to the possible origin
of the name (Dinxperlo > Dingserlo): a 'ding' was the place where
justice was administered, lo: wood, forest.
Jarig Bakker, 15 September 1999
Dinxperlo Coat of Arms
image from the Dinxperlo
Granted 20 Aug 1897.