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Monster (The Netherlands)

Westland municipality, Zuid-Holland province

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Monster municipality Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net
adopted 27 Feb 1973; design: Stichting Banistiek & Heraldiek See also:

Monster former municipality

On 1 Jan 2004 Monster merged with De Lier, ´s-Gravenzande, Naaldwijk en Wateringen, to form the new municipality of Westland.
Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 20.450; area: 20,15 km². Settlements: Monster (seat), Poeldijk, Ter Heijde. Birthplace of Gabriël Borstboom.
Flag: horizontal stripes of white, black, and white and at 1/3 of flaglenrth a lying crescent of 2/3 flagheight countercharged.
adopted 27 Feb 1973 by municipal resolution; design: Stichting Banistiek & Heraldiek.

Monster Coat of Arms

Monster Coat of ArmsInternational Civic Arms : http://www.ngw.nl/

Granted 24 Jul 1816. It is derived from the arms of the van Polanen family, which was related to the Wassenaar (=crescent) family.