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Strijen (The Netherlands)
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adopted 30 Nov 1976; design: Stichting Banistiek & Heraldiek.
Number of inhabitants (1 Apr 2003): 9.261; area: 57,55 km². Settlements:
(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
Strijen Coat of Arms
International Civic Arms : http://www.ngw.nl/
Granted 24 Jun 1816.
The Coat of Arms 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 Coat of Arms was already known in the Middle Ages.