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image by Mark Sensen, 22 August 1999
The flag of Delft was adopted by the Municipal Council on 30 May 1996. It
consists of three equal horizontal stripes white, black and white, which is like
the arms rotated 90 degrees. The flag is already depicted on painting from the
17th century, but was used (also by the municipality itself) only unofficially.
The reason for the official adoption was the fact that it had received its
municipal rights 750 years ago in 1996 (1246). The request was made by the NVvV
(Dutch Vexillological Association).
(Sources: [sie62] Sierksma 1962, and Document 77 I Delft, 23 May 1996 on the official website of the Municipality of Delft)
Mark Sensen, 22 August 1999
International Civic Arms : http://www.ngw.nl/heraldrywiki/index.php?title=Delft