Buy State Flags from Allstate FlagsBuy US flags from Five Star Flags
This page is part of © FOTW Flags Of The World website

Oostdongeradeel (The Netherlands)

Dongeradeel municipality, Fryslân province

Last modified: 2004-05-08 by jarig bakker
Keywords: oostdongeradeel |
Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors

Oostdongeradeel municipality flag (Eastdongeradiel)

[Oostdongeradeel flag] Shipmate Flagchart :
Other Oostdongeradeel pages: See also:

Oostdongeradeel: introduction

Flag: "Blue a trice waved white fly-wise bar with in the top hoist a yellow lily, and in the lower fly three bundled corn eaves whereof one standing and two bent." Adopted 17 Dec1963; modified 7 Jul 1964, abolished 1984.
Oostdongeradeel is in northeast Friesland, northeast of Dokkum. It's an agricultural region, since 1984 part of the municipality of Dongeradeel.
The white wavy diagonal on the flag symbolizes the former river Dongera, which separated Oost- and West-dongeradeel. The lily might have been added because it looked nice and the three ears symbolized fertility.
Jarig Bakker, 26 October 1999

Oostdongeradeel CoA

[Oostdongeradeel CoA] by Jarig Bakker, 4 May 2004
Granted 25 Mar 1818

Description: Blue with a white diagonal stripe from top left to bottom right.
The crown is not in the official description. The black line in the white stripe has been added in Sierksma's "De gemeentewapens van Nederland", 1962, and was also present on letter paper of the municipality.