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Brielle (The Netherlands)

Zuid-Holland province

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Brielle municipality

Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 16.009; area: 31,32 km². Settlements: Brielle (seat), Vierpolders, Zwartewaal.
The present municipality was formed on 1 Jan 1980 by the merger of the municipalities of Brielle, Vierpolders, and Zwartewaal.
Flag: three equally wide horizontal stripes of white and red. Adoption date of the flag unknown. Colors derived from the municpal arms, and of the island of Voorne.
Jarig Bakker, 31 May 2003

Brielle Coat of Arms

Brielle Coat of ArmsInternational Civic Arms :

Granted 24 Jul 1816. The scroll reads: "Libertatis primitiae” (first beginnings of freedom).