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Zeevang (The Netherlands)
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Adopted 6 May 1975
Population (1 Jan 2003): 6.327; area: 54,34 km². Settlements: Oosthuizen
(seat), Axwijk, Beets, Etersheim, Hobrede, Kwadijk, Middelie, Schardam,
Verloren Einde, Warder.
The municipality of Zeevang was formed by the merger of the former
municipalities of Beets, Kwadijk. Middelie, Oosthuizen and Warder on 1
Flag: chequy of 15 white and red blocks in three rows of five blocks,
with on the top and bottom red blocks each a yellow five-pointed star;
and on the central red blocks each a green disk.
The design of the flag was inspired by the old name"Zeven-Fank", meaning:
seven areas. These were symbolized in the red fields and the emblems thereon.
The central, most important emblems are the green disks, occurring too
in the arms of the former bailiffship of De Zeevang. The stars symbolize
villages and towns. The colors are derived from the old arms of the bailiffship.
Adopted 6 May 1975 by municipal resolution.
The municipality of Edam-Volendam absorbed on 1 January 2016 the
former municipality of Zeevang.
Ivan Sache, 19 March 2016
Zeevang Coat of Arms
from the Zeevang municipal site.
Granted 25 Sep 1970.