Last modified: 2005-12-03 by ivan sache
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Municipal flag of Namur - Image by Filip van Laenen, 21 November 2001
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 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