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

Moordrecht (The Netherlands)

Zuid-Holland province

Last modified: 2003-07-18 by jarig bakker
Keywords: moordrecht |
Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors

Moordrecht municipality Shipmate Flagchart :
unofficial flag See also:

Moordrecht municipality

Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 8.085; area: 12,73 km². Settlements: Moordrecht (seat).
Flagdescription: two equally wide horizontal stripes red - yellow, with in the canton a white eight-pointed star.
The star is from the municipal arms; it appeared first in the 13th century as the seal of the Lord of Moordrecht; he was probably a relative of the Lords of Kralingen, who used the same star.
The flag was used first in 1938 on the occasion of the jubilee of Queen Wilhelmina's 40 years reign. Red and yellow were the colors of Zuid-Holland province, and the canton was reserved for the municipal arms.

Moordrecht CoA

[Moordrecht CoA] image from the Moordrecht municipal site.

Granted 14 Jun 1816.