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Oostrum (The Netherlands)

Dongeradeel municipality, Fryslân province

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former municipality of Oostrum Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.shipmate.nl/flags.htm

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Oostrum village (Eastrum)

Flag description:  Yellow with a green garuly diagonal stripe from hoist-bottom to fly-top, and in hoist top a red lying brick.
Explanation: the garuly stripe is derived from the stump on the Mellema family CoA. The diagonal division refers to Oostdongeradeel's CoA, and the brick to the old brick-factory.
Oostrum (Frisian: Eastrum) is a village with (1-1-1999) 189 inhabitants at 3 km east of Dokkum. It used to be important because of the brick-factory ('it Stienfek') and the ZPC-building for storing potatoes (mainly). Both are now used for yachting purposes.
Jarig Bakker, 2 November 2000

Oostrum CoA

[Oostrum CoA] by Jarig Bakker, 3 May 2004

Description: "In gold a green straight standing treetrunk, with on both sides a red lying brick".
Source: "Anoniem, 1994 (Wapens en vlaggen van Dongeradeel)".


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