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Westervoort (The Netherlands)
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Adopted 11 Oct 1976; design: Stichting Banistiek en Heraldiek.
Population (1 Jan 2003): 16.162; area: 7,85 km². Settlements: Westervoort
Westervoort is southeast and virtually a suburb of Arnhem. The village
existed already in the 8th century AD. It was the stronghold of the Hamerden
family. The fortress north of the IJssel river was part of the IJssel-line.
Flag: Quartered of white and black, with over all a fly-triangle, reaching
into the hoist, of white with along top and bottom a seam of 1/7 flagheight
of two wavy connected stripes in yellow (outside) and blue (inside).
Adopted 11 Oct 1976 by municipal resolution; design: Stichting Banistiek
Jarig Bakker, 21 Oct 1999
Westervoort Coat of Arms
from the Westervoort municipal site.
Granted 28 Apr 1975.