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Namur (Municipality, Province of Namur, Belgium)


Last modified: 2005-12-03 by ivan sache
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[Flag of Namur]

Municipal flag of Namur - Image by Filip van Laenen, 21 November 2001

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Municipal flag of Namur

The municipality and town (Ville) of Namur (105,000 inhabitants) is the capital city of the province of Namur.

The unofficial municipal flag is horizontally divided black-yellow.
The colours of the flag come from the municipal arms:

Or a lion rampant sable crowned langued and armes gules.

Source: Flags of the Low Countries

Jarig Bakker, 21 November 2001

Former flag of Namur

[Former flag of Namur]

Former municipal flag of Namur, 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 Namur is horizontally divided yellow-black-red.

Jan Martens & Ivan Sache, 12 June 2005