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Haaksbergen (Netherlands)

Overijssel province

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Haaksbergen municipality Shipmate Flagchart :
adopted 21 Mar 1962; design: H.G.M. Schulten

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Haaksbergen municipality

Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 24.109; area: 105,55 km². Settlements: Haaksbergen (seat), Buurse, Sint Isidorushoeve
The flag of Haaksbergen was adopted by the municipal council on 21 Mar 1962. The red color is derived from the municipal arms; the blue color symbolizes the Buurserbeek.

Haaksbergen CoA

[Haaksbergen CoA] image from the Haaksbergen municipal website.

Granted 5 Jan 1948. The upside-down pentagram may be a reflection of the old structure of the former judiciary of Haaksbergen with the marks Buurse, Langelo, Brammelo, Boekelo, and the combined mark of Holthuizen,Stepelo,Eppenzolder - the points of the star - and the mark of Honesch (including the village of Haaksbergen) in the center.