Last modified: 2005-12-03 by ivan sache
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Municipal flag of Mons - Image by Filip van Laenen, 15 November 2001
The municipality and town (Ville) of Mons (13,000 inhabitants) is the capital city of the Province of Hainaut.
The flag is vertically divided red-white-red. Proportions are 2:3.
Source: Flags of the Low Countries
Jarig Bakker, 15 November 2001
Former municipal flag of Mons, c. 1900 - Image by Ivan Sache, 12 June 2005
Nouveau Larousse Illustré, Dictionnaire Universel
Encyclopédique (7 volumes, published in Paris, 1898-1904) shows the flags of the main Belgian cities, then based on the traditional colours of the cities.
The flag shown for Mons is horizontally divided red-white-red.
Jan Martens & Ivan Sache, 12 June 2005
Burgee of CNMB - Image by Ivan Sache, 29 May 2005
The burgee of CNMB is a 1:2 triangular flag, red with a white triangle in the middle. The elegant geometric construction of the flag involves four triangles, three red and one white, of equal size.
The flag can be seen on the poster announcing the European Championship of Vaurien Class, which took place in Cerfontaine from 28 April to May 2001; the race was organized jointly by Sport Nautique de l'Eau d'Heure and CNMB.
Ivan Sache, 29 May 2005