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Rijswijk [South Holland, Municipality] (The Netherlands)

Zuid-Holland province

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Rijswijk municipality Shipmate Flagchart :
adopted 30 Sep 1952 See also:

Rijswijk municipality

Number of inhabitants: 48.798; area: 14,47 km². Settlements: Rijswijk (seat), 't Haantje, Sion.
Flagdescription: three equally wide horizontal stripes of blue and yellow;
This flag was adopted 30 Sep 1952 by municipal resolution. The colors have been derived from the municipal arms, See also: Papendrecht, Boskoop, Hedel, Schipluiden.
Source: Sierksma's Nederlands Vlaggenboek, 1962 [sie62]

Rijswijk Coat of Arms

Rijswijk Coat of Arms International Civic Arms :

Granted 14 Jul 1816 - the twig ("rijs") makes the Coat of Arms canting.