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adopted 14 Aug 1956.
Ommen municipalityNumber of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 16.977; area: 181,29 km². Settlements: Ommen (seat), Archem, Arrïen, Arrïerveld, Beerze, Beerzerveld, Besthmen, Eerde, Giethmen, Junne, Lemele, Ommerschans, Stegeren, Stegerveld, Varsen, Vilsteren, Vinkenbuurt, Witharen, Zeesse.
Ommen was a member of the Hanseatic League.
On 1 May 1923 Ambt Ommen and Stad Ommen merged to form the new municipality of Ommen.
Flagdescription: left-diagonally divided in three stripes white - blue -yellow.
This flag was adopted by municipal resolution on 14 Aug 1956. The colors are derived from the municipal arms.
Source: Sierksma's Nederland Vlaggenboek, 1962 [sie62}.
Historical flag Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.shipmate.nl/flags.htm
This (erroneous) image appears in Sierksma's Nederland Vlaggenboek, 1962 [sie62}.