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Ieper (Municipality, Province of West Flanders, Belgium)


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[Flag of Ieper]by Filip van Laenen

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Description of the flag

Ieper (35,000 inhabitants) is the capital city of the arrondissement of Ieper. Ieper was an important medieval town, but was completely destroyed during the First World War.

The flag is: Argent, a cross of Lorraine Gules. Proportions are 2:3. The double cross is the oldest symbol of the town, but its origin is unknown.

The flag was adopted on 1 March 1988.

Source: Flags of the Low Countries

Jarig Bakker, 5 November 2001

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