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Veenendaal (The Netherlands)
Last modified: 2003-11-01 by jarig bakker
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adopted 8 May 1980; design: Stichting Banistiek & Heraldiek.
Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 60.673; area: 19,81 km²; Settlements:
Flag: five stripes black - yellow - blue - yellow - black, proportioned
3:5:4:5:3, of which the second and fifth stripe are widened swallowtailed
Adopted 8 May 1980; design: Stichting Banistiek & Heraldiek.
Veenendaal old flag
by Jarig Bakker, 30 Oct 2003
Description: two equally wide horizontal stripes of yellow and blue.
This flag was not official, but was used as such. The colors are derived
from the municipal arms.
Source: Sierksma's Nederlands Vlaggenboek, 1962 [sie62].
Jarig Bakker, 30 Oct 2003
from the Veenendaal municipal website.
Granted 11 Sep 1816. The ship was originally a one-mast peat-ship.
(eenmastturfschip). The cause for later elaborations is not known.