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Aa en Hunze (The Netherlands)

Drenthe province

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Aa en Hunze historical Shipmate Flagchart :
adopted 9 July 1998

Villages in Aa en Hunze: See also:

Aa en Hunze municipality

The new municipality of Aa en Hunze in northeast-Drenthe. It comprises the former municipalities of Anloo,
Gieten, Gasselte and Rolde with a population of c. 25.000 on 276 sq. km. Aa and Hunze are both small rivers.
Jarig Bakker,  23 July 1999.

The merger took place on 1 Jan 1998, the flag was adopted on 9 July 1998.
Franc van Diest,  24 February 2001.

The green flag with the yellow saltire is the present flag. The logoflag was only temporary.
Stefan Lambregts, 8 Jul 2004

Historical temporary Flag

Shipmate Flagchart :

The logoflag was only temporary (used in 1998).
Stefan Lambregts, 8 Jul 2004

Logo flag

image by Valentin Poposki, 23 February 2023

The municipality is using a second flag, which consists of municipal logo on a white field. Photos are from 2018.
Valentin Poposki, 23 February 2023

Aa en Hunze Coat of Arms

[Aa en Hunze Coat of Arms] image located by Valentin Poposki, 24 February 2023

The municipal coat of arms in its full form is seen at

The description of the arms is as follows:

In sinople a barred twin cross of gold, accompanied in the first quarter by a lily crown of gold lined gules. The shield surmounted by a golden crown of three leaves and two pearls and held by two roebucks of natural color.

The shield is green in color with a golden cross consisting of bars on top. The cross consists of four bars that cross over each other. This divides the shield into four quarters, a golden lily crown is placed in the first quarter. The crown has three leaves in the shape of the French lily. The crown is lined in red. The shield is covered by a golden crown of three leaves with two pearls in between. The coat of arms is held by two standing roebucks of natural color.
Valentin Poposki, 24 February 2023


[Aa en Hunze Coat of Arms] by Jarig Bakker, 8 Jul 2004, after image from the municipal site.
Granted 9 juli 1998