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Peize (The Netherlands)
Noordenveld municipality, Drenthe province
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adopted 7 Oct 1969.
Peize [former municipality]
On 1 Jan 1998 Peize municipality merged with Roden
and Norg to form the new municipality of Noordenveld.
Peize consisted of the settlements Peize (seat), Altena, Boerelaan,
De Horts, Klunderveen, Peizermade, Peizerwold, and De Pol. It has c. 3.500
Flagdescription: three equally wide horizontal stripes red - white
- green. On the white stripe a yellow hop-cone with its stem and two yellow
leaves. Adopted by municipal resolution on 7 October 1969.
Until 1870 the cultivation of hops was an important source of income
for Peizer farmers.
from Ralf Hartemink's site.
Granted 3 Jun 1949. This is the fruit of the hop plant (hop-bel).