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Strijen (The Netherlands)

Zuid-Holland province

Last modified: 2003-11-01 by jarig bakker
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Strijen municipality Shipmate Flagchart :
adopted 30 Nov 1976; design: Stichting Banistiek & Heraldiek. See also:

Strijen municipality

Number of inhabitants (1 Apr 2003): 9.261; area: 57,55 km². Settlements: Strijen (seat), Strijensas, Mookhoek, De Klem and Cillaarshoek. Strijen is a municipality in the Hoekschewaard, and will be part of a municipal reorganisation shortly.
Flag adopted 30 Nov 1976. Description: yellow with three red St. Andrew's crosses.

Strijen CoA

Strijen CoA International Civic Arms :
Granted 24 Jun 1816.

The CoA consists of a golden shield charged with three saltires gules (red). The shield is covered with a count's crown and has two lions as supporters. This CoA was already known in the Middle Ages.