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Gulpen-Wittem (The Netherlands)

Limburg province

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Gulpen-Wittem municipality

Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 15.460; area: 73,38 km². Settlements: Gulpen (seat), Beertsenhoven, Berghem, Berghof, Beutenaken, Billinghuizen, Bissen, Bommerig, Broek, Cartils (ged), Crapoel, Dal, De Hut, Diependal, Dijk, Elkenrade, Elzet, Epen, Eperheide, Etenaken, Euverem, Eys, Eyserheide (ged), Gracht, Heijenrath, Helle, Hilleshagen, Höfke, Hurpesch, Ingber, Kapolder, Kleeberg, Kosberg, Kuttingen, Landsrade, Mechelen, Mingersberg (ged), Nijswiller, Overeys, Overgeul, Partij, Pesaken, Piepert, Plaat, Reijmerstok, Schilberg (ged), Schweiberg, Sinselbeek, Slenaken, Stokhem, Terlinden (ged), Terpoorten, Terziet, Trintelen, Wahlwiller, Waterop, Wijlre, Wittem
Gulpen en Wittem merged on 1 Jan 1999 and so far have not got a flag.
Gulpen-Wittem is in the extreme south of Limburg, halfway between Maastricht and Aachen. It has borders with Belgium and Germany. It is in hilly country and there are several old castles.
Jarig Bakker, 29 November 1999


Gulpen-Wittem Coat of Arms

[Gulpen-Wittem Coat of Arms] image from Ralf Hartemink's site.

Granted 24 Sep 2001.


Wittem [former municipality]

former Wittem Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net

The old Wittem flag was adopted 11 Oct 1988, and has the cross of the old municipal Coat of Arms, which is the Coat of Arms of the family van Cosselaer, owner from 1345-1466 of this imperial county (rijksgraafschap).
Jarig Bakker, 29 November 1999