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Begijnendijk (Municipality, Province of Flemish Brabant, Belgium)

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[Flag of Begijnendijk]by Filip van Laenen

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Begijnendijk (9,000 inhabitants) is located in the arrondissement of Leuven. The name of the place means "dyke of the Beguins*".

The flag is: Party per pale, Azure and Or, in escutcheon Argent a fleur-de-lys Azure. Proportions are 2:3

The flag was adopted on 7 July 1987.

Source: Flags of the Low Countries

Jarig Bakker, 25 October 2001

*According to Petit Larousse Illustré, a Beguine is a woman who joins a religious community without taking her perpetual vows, in Belgium and the Netherlands.

Ivan Sache, 28 October 2001