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Heemstede (The Netherlands)
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adopted 26 Aug 1982
Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 25.907; area: 9,61 km². Settlements:
This flag was composed in 1925 by Mayor and Aldermen on the occasion
of an exhibition. The flag was not officially adopted, but was used for
special occasions. It was adopted by the municipal council on 26 Aug 1982.
The colors are derived from the municipal Coat of Arms.
Heemstede Coat of Arms
image from the Heemstede municipal website.
Granted 28 Jun 1816.