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Hoensbroek (The Netherlands)

Limburg province

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[Hoensbroek flag] by Jarig Bakker, 25 Jun 2003
adopted 1858

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Hoensbroek former municipality

In 1982 the municpality of Hoensbroek was merged with Heerlen.
Sierksma's Nederlands Vlaggenboek, 1962 [sie62] has:
"Description: Nine equally wide horizontal stripes white and red, with in the center, high seven stripes, the municipal arms.
This flag is not official, but is being used since 1958 by the municipal council. The white and red stripes are derived from the little shield on the Coat of Arms. I've used the Koffie Hag image from Ralf Hartemink's site. The saint is John the Evangelist.
Jarig Bakker, 25 Jun 2003

Hoensbroek 1938 flag

[Hoensbroek 1938 flag] Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net

Shipmate has a flag with 9 equally wide vertical stripes of white and red, and mentions the date 1938, so probably a parading flag on the occasion of Queen Wilhelmina's 40 years reigning jubilee.
Jarig Bakker, 25 Jun 2003


Hoensbroek Coat of Arms

[Hoensbroek Coat of Arms] image from Ralf Hartemink's site.

Granted 17 Aug 1858