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by Stefan Lambrechts, 20 Mar 2005
adopted 11 Nov 2004; design: R.J.P.M. Vroomen.
The flag of Echt-Susteren is at the municipality's homepage,
where it is mentioned as having been introduced during the New Years reception
of 2 Jan 2005, after having been adopted by the municipal council on 11
It is a combination of elements from the flags of the former municipalities, which form the new municipality since 1 Jan 2003: the white saltire and the yellow cross crosslet on red of Echt, and the blue lozenges on white (reversed colors) of Susteren.
Stefan Lambrechts, 20 Mar 2005
Echt is in middle Limburg, between Roermond and Sittard. There was brick-
and tile-manufacturing, and of course asparagus was grown here.
The flag is derived from the Coat of Arms, where there are 12 crosses for the 12 villages (parishes) of the municipality. Flag adopted 23 Jun 1983; design: R.J.P.M. Vroomen.
Jarig Bakker, 25 November 1999