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Culemborg (The Netherlands)
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Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 26.213; area: 31,18 km².
Settlements: Culemborg (seat) and some hamlets.
Culemborg is a municipality in West Gelderland (West Betuwe) not far
from Utrecht. It has some international fame as the birthplace of Jan van
Riebeek, who founded the Cape Colony in 1652.
The flag (adoption date unknown) is derived from the municipal coat
Jarig Bakker, 14 September 1999
Culemborg Coat of Arms
image from the Culemborg municipal website.
Granted 20 Jul 1816