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Westervoort (The Netherlands)

Gelderland province

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Westervoort municipality Shipmate Flagchart :
Adopted 11 Oct 1976; design: Stichting Banistiek en Heraldiek.

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Westervoort municipality

Population (1 Jan 2003): 16.162; area: 7,85 km². Settlements: Westervoort (seat).
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 en Heraldiek.
Jarig Bakker, 21 Oct 1999

Westervoort Coat of Arms

[Westervoort Coat of Arms] from the Westervoort municipal site.
Granted 28 Apr 1975.