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Opmeer (The Netherlands)

Noord-Holland province

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Opmeer municipality Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net
adopted 12 Mar 1981

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Opmeer municipality

Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 11.200; area: 41,68 km². Settlements: Opmeer (seat), Aartswoud, De Weere, Gouwe, Hoogwoud, Spanbroek, Wadway, Zandwerven.
In 1959 the former municipalities of Spanbroek and Opmeer merged to form Opmeer municipality. Another merger took place in 1979, when Hoogwoud and Opmeer formed the new municipality of Opmeer.
The municipal council of Opmeer adopted on 12 Mar 1981 a flag, which united the colors of the former municipalities of Hoogwoud and Opmeer. Description: "A vertical red stripe to the hoist; on the fly three horizontal stripes, of which the central one is twice as wide as the others, colored blue - yellow - bluw; on the yellow stripe towards the hoist a red lion.
Source: the Opmeer municipal website.

Opmeer Coat of Arms

[Opmeer Coat of Arms] image from the Opmeer municipal website.

Granted 1 Apr 1980.


Historical flag

Opmeer old Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net

adopted?


Hoogwoud [former municipality]

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

adopted 25 Oct 1949.