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Schinnen [Municipality] (The Netherlands)
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adopted 30 May 1991; design: H. van Heiningen
Population (1 Jan 2003): 13.680; area: 23,83 km². Settlements: Schinnen
(seat), Amstenrade, Doenrade, Oirsbeek, Puth, Sweikhuizen
The flag of Schinnen was adopted 30 May 1991. It consists of six equally
wide horizontal stripes of yellow and blue, with a square red canton of
1/2 flagheight, charged with a white double snakeheadcross of 2/5 flagheight.
Schinnen Coat of Arms
from the Schinnen municipal website.
Granted 12 Aug 1982. The saint left in blue is St. Lambert; the lady
in red is St Gertude. Left bottom is the double snakeheadscross, while
the right bottom part contains a yellow-blue chequered field with in the
canton a black falcon.