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Purmerend (The Netherlands)

Noord-Holland province

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Purmerend municipality Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net
adopted 12 May 1978.

See also:

Purmerend municipality

Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 73.475; area: 24,52 km². Settlements: Purmerend (seat).

Historical flag

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

Flagdescription: Three equally wide horizontal stripes red - yellow - black.
This was an unofficial flag, already documented in Hesman's flagbook (1708), who has also the same flag with the Coat of Arms towards the hoist on the yellow stripe, with bits on the other stripes as well.
Source: Sierksma's Nederlands Vlaggenboek, 1962, [sie62]