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Lille (Municipality, Province of Antwerp, Belgium)

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[Flag of Lille]by Jarig Bakker

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Presentation of Lille

Lille is located in the arrondissement of Turnhout, c. 10 km south-west of Turnhout.
The name of Lille comes from linde and lo, lindenbush. It should not be confused with the French city of Lille (in Dutch, Rijssel).

Jarig Bakker, 2 October 2001

Description of the flag

The flag is vertically divided blue-yellow-blue with the municipal coat of arms in the middle. The coat of arms shows St. Peter in yellow on a blue field.

The flag was adopted by Municipal decision 9 October 1985, confirmed by Ministerial decision 2 December 1985.

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

Jarig Bakker, 2 October 2001