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Bergen op Zoom (The Netherlands)

Noord-Brabant province

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Bergen op Zoom municipality Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.shipmate.nl/flags.htm
 
 

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Bergen op Zoom

Bergen op Zoom is a merger of the former municipalities of Bergen op Zoom and Halsteren, and parts of the municipalities of  Steenbergen, Woensdrecht en Wouw (1 Jan 1997). The new municipality uses the flag of the old municipality. Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2002) 65.793; area: 93,13 km². Settlements: Bergen op Zoom (seat), Halsteren, Heimolen, Kladde, Klutsdorp, Lepelstraat.

Bergen op Zoom CoA

Bergen op Zoom CoAInternational Civic Arms : http://www.ngw.nl/

Bergen op Zoom [former municipality]

former Bergen op Zoom Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.shipmate.nl/flags.htm

Halsteren [former municipality]

former municipality of Halsteren Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.shipmate.nl/flags.htm
adopted 23 Oct 1980; design: Stichting Banistiek en Heraldiek

Description: the hoist divided by a hoist diagonal blue over yellow; the fly with seven stripes of green and white, proportioned 6:1:2:1:2:1:6.
In the hoist the traditional division for St. Martin has been represented in the colors in which he is designed on the municipal arms.  The hoist and its division is analogous to the flag of Woensdrecht. Three white stripes on green correspond to the three silver mascles on green of the municipal arms.
Furthermore on can see:
- the three main villages before it was incorporated into France, beginning of the 19th century
- the present villages Halsteren, De Poort and Lepelstraat
Source: Vexilla Nostra 129.


Halsteren historical flag

Halsteren historical Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.shipmate.nl/flags.htm
adopted 19 Aug 1976; design: Hoge Raad van Adel

Description: In blue St. Martin on a horse with beggar, the saint cutting off part of his coat; the whole image in yellow, all of 1/2 flaglength and 1/2 flagheight.
The flag represents the top half of the municipal arms.
However in practice the flag was not satisfactory.
Source: Vexilla Nostra 129.


Halsteren CoA

[Halsteren CoA] image from this website.

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