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adopted 11 Apr 1974.
Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 9.403; area: 12,77 km². Settlements:
Nieuw-Lekkerland (seat), Kinderdijk.
Nieuw-Lekkerland is "new land of the Lek river", it was named "new"
c. 1300, to distinguish it from "Oud Leckerland", now Lekkerkerk,
in Nederlek municipality. The village of Kinderdijk
is famous for its 19 windmills
Nieuw-Lekkerland Coat of Arms
International Civic Arms : http://www.ngw.nl/heraldrywiki/index.php?title=Nieuw_Lekkerland
Granted 28 Feb 1899.