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Almere is one of the newest towns in the Netherlands, having been planned
as a relief area for Amsterdam. The name reminds of the old name of the
Zuiderzee, Almere. Before that Tacitus, the Roman historian, named it Flevo
lacus (lake Flevo), but that is not 100% accepted as fact.
Jarig Bakker, 13 August 1999.
Almere Coat of Arms
by Jarig Bakker, 13 May 2003