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Heinenoord (The Netherlands)
Binnenmaas municipality, Zuid-Holland province
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by Jarig Bakker, 21 Nov 2003
Adopted 7 Apr 1976.
Heinenoord former municipalityHeinenoord is a former municipality in Zuid-Holland, since 1984 part of Binnenmaas. It had (1968) 2.500 inhabitants along the "Oude Maas" in the "Hoeksche Waard", east of Oud-Beijerland, with the settlements Heinenoord (seat), Blaaksedijk, Goidschalxoord, Kuipersveer and Reedijk.
Its old name was "'t Land Van Wale".
Flag: blue with in the center a yellow cornsheef of 3/4 flagheight and over all in the center a horizontal white stripe with 1/4 flagheight; in the center of the white stripe a black, turned five-popinted spur-rowel with a height of 3/5 stripeheight.
Adopted 7 Apr 1976 - it is identical to the former municipal arms.
Source: Vexilla Nostra No. 95 (1978)
I've used the CoA on Ralf Hartemink's site.
BTW - Heinenoord is very popular with car-owners as the Heinenoord tunnel is one of the most congested traffic-spots in the Netherlands.
Jarig Bakker, 21 Nov 2003
International Civic Arms : http://www.ngw.nl/
Granted 22 Jul 1818.