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Foudgum (The Netherlands)

Dongeradeel municipality, Fryslân province

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Foudgum village

Flag: Yellow with a blue diagonal from hoist-top to fly-bottom of 1/3 flagheight; the diagonal charged with the pen from the arms.
The homepage of the tiny village of Foudgum in the municipality of Dongeradeel is at: http://www.nofriesland.nl/foudgum/
It contains the flag and CoA, which have been inspired by the 19th century writer François Haverschmidt (AKA Piet Paaltjens), who was the village vicar (dominee) 1859-1862, hence the pen. The blue diagonal bar is for the road from Dokkum to Holwerd (and Ameland), which cuts the village in two.
Jarig Bakker, 22 August 1999

Foudgum CoA

[Foudgum CoA] by Jarig Bakker, 2 May 2004

Description: "In gold a right diagonal blue stripe, charged with a gold penholder with balance spring nib of the same, the holder pointing upwards; the diagonal bar with sinister in gold a red rose".
The rose is derived from the arms of the Stenstera family.
Source: "Anoniem, 1994 (Wapens en vlaggen van Dongeradeel)"


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