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Vught (The Netherlands)

Noord-Brabant province

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[Vught new flag] image by Mello Luchtenberg, 14 Jan 2008
adoption date unknown

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Vught new flag

Vught is a municipality in Noord-Brabant province, just south of the provincial capital 's-Hertogenbosch aka Bois-le-Duc. Inhabitants: 25.239 in the settlemts Vught and Cromvoirt; area: 34,44 km2. Since times immemorial the flag of Vught has been a matter of discussion. Recently the municipality adopted a new flag based on the municipal logo (see here) and -Coat of Arms.
Jarig Bakker, 16 Jan 2008

Vught municipality

Vught municipality Shipmate Flagchart :  http://www.flagchart.net
adoption date unknown

Population (1 Jan 2003): 25.287; area: 34,44 km². Settlements: Vught (seat), Cromvoirt.
Flag: two vertical stripes of yellow and blue; adoption date unknown. Colors derived from the old Coat of Arms.
Source: Derkwillem Visser's "Gemeentewapens en vlaggen Koninkrijk der Nederlanden", 2001.

In 1996 the municipality of Vught used a flag of two equally high stripes of blue and yellow at the occasion of the inauguration of the A2 motor-road.
Source: Van Schild en Vaan III (1996) 14. (magazine).
Jan Melssen, 20 Jan 2004

Horizontal blue over yellow was the information Shipmate received on 21 Jul 1995 from the municipality of Vught. On our site we show both the horizontal and vertical variants.
Gerard van der Vaart, 21 Jan 2004


Vught variant #1

[Vught variant #1] Shipmate Flagchart :  http://www.flagchart.net
used c. 1995

Vught variant #2

[Vught variant #2] Shipmate Flagchart :  http://www.flagchart.net
unofficial

Vught 1935 parading flag

[Vught 1935 parading flag] by Jarig Bakker, 30 May 2005
used in 1935

According to "Wie, Wat, Waar? 1940", an annual published by the Rotterdamsch Nieuwsblad in Nov. 1939, the flag of Vught was: square chequy of red and white; in the canton a blue square, charged with the municipal arms.
This is a parading flag, used in 1935 at the 750th birthday of 's-Hertogenbosch.
Jarig Bakker, 30 May 2005


Vught Coat of Arms

Vught Coat of Arms new from Ralf Hartemink's site.
Granted 19 maart 2001.

Vught old Coat of Arms

[Vught old arms] by Jarig Bakker, 30 May 2005
Granted 16 Jul 1817

Old arms: azure, an inescutcheon or a lion rampant azure, below a key standing in pale, with on both sides a church, and over two palm-leaves in saltire, all or.
This was replaced in 2001 by a new, even more complicated one.
Jarig Bakker, 30 May 2005