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Wijk bij Duurstede (The Netherlands)

Utrecht province

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[Wijk bij Duurstede new flag] image by Mello Luchtenberg, 14 Jan 2008
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Wijk bij Duurstede new flag

Wijk bij Duurstede is a municipality in Utrecht province, founded in ancient times as Dorestad along the Lek river. That rich town had to defend itself against the Franks, Frisians and Vikings, and the Bishop of Utrecht won.
The municipality consists now of the villages Wijk bij Duurstede, Cothen and Langbroek, totalling 23.459 inhabitants (1 January 2006) on 5.018 ha.
Its flag was a red over yellow bicolor with three white columns on red.
Recently the municipality adopted a flag based on the new logo (see the municipal site).
Jarig Bakker, 17 Jan 2008

Wijk bij Duurstede old flag

Wijk bij Duurstede municipality Shipmate Flagchart
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Red over yellow bicolour, with three curls on the red bar.

Wijk bij Duurstede oldest flag

[Wijk bij Duurstede oldest flag] image by Jarig Bakker, 17 Jan 2008
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Sierksma's Nederlands Vlaggenboek 1962 has an unofficial bicolor yellow over red.
Jarig Bakker, 17 Jan 2008