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Wijnjewoude (The Netherlands)

Opsterland municipality, Fryslân province

Last modified: 2003-08-09 by jarig bakker
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[Wijnjewoude village flag] by Jarig Bakker, 27 May 2003

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Wijnjewoude village

Wijnjewoude (Frisian: Wynjewâld) is a village in Opsterland municipality, a merger of the former villages of Duurswoude and Wijnjeterp in 1974. Its flag and CoA are at this webpage.
Designer: J.C. Terluin, 12 Jun 1999
Description: The red stripes symbolize the fields of heather, while the yellow stripe points at the long stretch the village forms. The yellow hoist part symbolizes sandy soil and the blue the canals Ouddiep and Opsterlandse Compagnonsvaart. The white clover is the symbol of farming.
Jarig Bakker, 27 May 2003

Wijnjewoude CoA

[Wijnjewoude CoA] image from this webpage.

Granted 12 Jun 1999. Both former villages have a churchtower with on top a sign with a horse, to show the wind in which way to blow.