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Engelen (The Netherlands)
's-Hertogenbosch municipality, Noord-Brabant Province
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Adopted 7 Apr 1960
Engelen [former municipality]Engelen merged in 1971 with 's-Hertogenbosch. In 1922 the former municipality of Bokhoven merged with Engelen.
Flagdescription: four equally wide horizontal stripes of blue - yellow - white - black.
This flag was adopted by municipal resolution on 7 Apr 1960. The colors are derived from the municipal arms, in arbitrary sequence.
Source: Sierksma's Nederlands Vlaggenboek, 1962 [sie62]
Engelen CoA from the 's-Hertogenbosch municipal website.
Granted 18 april 1953. Engelen means angels. This is the angel Yopiël, the angel, who repelled Adam and Eve from Paradise.