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Vorden (The Netherlands)
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adopted 24 februari 1970.
Vorden municipalityPopulation (1 Jan 2003): 8.550; area: 67,90 km². Settlements: Vorden (seat), Delden, Kranenburg, Linde, Medler, Mossel, Veldwijk, Vierakker, Wichmond, Wildenborch.
Vorden is c. 10 km southeast of Zutphen. It has 8 castles and is the place where the famous Dutch poet A. C. W. Staring lived and died.
Flag: adopted 24 februari 1970.
The flag is a nice adaptation of the municipal CoA; the waves stand for the water of the 'vorde' (ford) in the Vordense beek. The checky part is derived from CoA of the family Vorden.
Jarig Bakker, 15 Oct 1999
Vorden CoA from the Vorden municipal site.
Granted 20 Jul 1816.