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Charlois was a separate municipality until 1895, when it merged with Rotterdam.
It is in southern Rotterdam, on the island of IJsselmonde. Here is the
port of Waalhaven. Charlois was a possession of Charles the Bold of Burgundy,
when he was a Crownprince and had the title of Count of Charollois, that
is Charollois near Le Creusot in France.
Flag: seven fly-diagonal stripes of white and blue. At the sub-municipal
seat I saw three such flags with the inescutcheon of the coat of arms in
Hans van Heijningen, 30 Aug 2005
Charlois Coat of Arms
by Jarig Bakker, 21 Jul 2004, after Derkwillem Visser's "Gemeentevlaggen
en wapens Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, 2001".