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Nijkerk (The Netherlands)

Gelderland province

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Nijkerk new flag Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net
adoption date: unknown

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Nijkerk municipality

Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 37.767; area: 69,80 km². Settlements: Nijkerk (seat), Achterhoek, Appel, De Veenhuis, Doornsteeg, Driedorp, Hoevelaken, Holk, Holkerveen, Kruishaar, Nekkeveld, Nijkerkerveen, Prinsenkamp, Slichtenhorst, Woud 't, Wullenhove.
The present municipality was formed by the merger of Nijkerk and Hoevelaken on 1 Jan 2000.

Nijkerk Coat of Arms

[Nijkerk Coat of Arms] image from the Nijkerk municipal website.

Granted 22 Nov 2000.


Nijkerk [former municipality]

Nijkerk municipality Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net

adopted 28 Feb 1964.


Nijkerk historical flag

former municipality of Nijkerk Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net

Sierksma's Nederlands Vlaggenboek, 1962 [sie62] has:
Flagdescription: Diagonnaly divided blue - yellow.
This flag is not official, but is used by the citizens. The municipal council uses a flag with two equally wide horizontal stripes yellow and blue. These colors are derived from the municipal Coat of Arms.


Nijkerk historical council flag

[Nijkerk historical council flag] Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net

Hoevelaken [former municipality]

former municipality of Hoevelaken Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net

Hoevelaken is a notorious road junction just outside Amersfoort, on the border between Utrecht and Gelderland.
I wonder whether the flag reflects the traffic situation? Flag adopted by municipal resolution on 17 May 1968.
Jarig Bakker, 1 October 1999