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Boom (Municipality, Province of Antwerp, Belgium)

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[Flag of Boom]by Jarig Bakker, coat of arms from Ralf Hartemink's website

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Description of the flag

Boom is located in the arrondissement of Antwerp.

Boom means "tree", so the coat of arms is canting; The lady under the tree is Onze-Lieve-Vrouwe met kind Jezus - the Virgin with the baby Jesus.

The flag was adopted by Municipal decision of 3 September 1987, and Ministerial decision of 17 November 1987.

Source: Van evers en heiligen. Wapens en vlaggen van de gemeenten in de provincie Antwerpen [pbd98]

Jarig Bakker, 24 September 2001