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Ellewoutsdijk (The Netherlands)

Borsele municipality, Zeeland province

Last modified: 2018-12-15 by rob raeside
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former Ellewoutsdijk Shipmate Flagchart :
Adopted 19 August 1954

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Ellewoutsdijk [former municipality]

Description: three equally high stripes of red, white and black, with in de white stripe the municipal arms. Adopted 19 Aug 1954 by municipal resolution.
Note: Sierksma's Nederlands Vlaggenboek (1962) has the Coat of Arms at the hoist, and in his desription the arms are crowned - which is contrary to his own (uncrowned) drawing.

Ellewoutsdijk Coat of Arms

[Ellewoutsdijk Coat of Arms] by Jarig Bakker, 22 Jul 2004

Granted 31 Jul 1817

Description: Black, a fess argent, charged with a red St. Andrew's cross, with on each side a cipher 11, equally red.
It is said that the ciphers are "4 of 10"; in olden days four out of ten votes were sufficient to make the settlement into a town.