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Druten (The Netherlands)

Gelderland province

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Druten municipality Shipmate Flagchart :
adopted 23 Feb1984

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Druten municipality

Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 17.461; area: 42,50 km². Settlements: Druten (seat), Afferden, Deest, Horssen, Puiflijk.
Afferden, Deest and Puiflijk were added to Druten in 1818; Afferden in 1984.
Druten lies some kilometers west of Nijmegen in the riverlandscape of Waal and Maas. Tobacco was grown here.
The flag was adopted 23 Feb1984; it is derived from the municipal CoA; the green stripe seems to symbolize the fertile stroke of land between the big rivers Maas and Waal. The lion is derived from the provincial CoA of Gelderland.
Jarig Bakker, 17 September 1999

Unofficial Historical flag

old flag Druten Shipmate Flagchart :

The old flag was divided horizontally white and green, with in the canton a horizontally three-striped flag BYN. It was not official and was also derived from the CoA (the green bar), while in the canton the colors were from the Gelderland provincial flag
Jarig Bakker, 17 September 1999

Druten CoA

[Druten CoA] image from the Druten municipal website.

Granted 4 May 1984