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Nieuwveen (The Netherlands)
Liemeer municipality, Zuid Holland
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by Jarig Bakker, 20 Apr 2005
adopted 22 May 1968
Nieuwveen 1968 flagNieuwveen is a former municipality in Zuid-Holland province, since 1991 merged into the new municipality of Nieuwveen, which was renamed Liemeer in 1994.
A new flag was adopted: two stripes proportioned 1:2 in the colors white and red, with on the dividing line, of 4/5 flagheight, an 8-pointed star countercharged.
Adopted 22 May 1968 by municipal resolution.
Nieuwveen is halfway between Leiden and Amsterdam, southeast of the Haarlemmermeer.
Source: Derkwillem Visser's "Gemeentevlaggen en Wapens Koninkrijk der Nederlanden", 2001.
Jarig Bakker, 20 Apr 2005
Nieuwveen 1938 flag Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.shipmate.nl/flags.htm
This is the flag of Nieuwveen, used in 1938 in honor of the 40th anniversary of Queen Wilhelmina's reign. This is a banner of arms.
The coat of arms was: gules; in chief a fess of which hang three bells, all or; in base an 8-pointed mullet argent.
Granted 24 Jul 1816
The bar with bells should probably be a label...