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Horssen (The Netherlands)

Druten municipality, Gelderland province

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[Horssen flag] by Jarig Bakker, 17 Apr 2005
adopted 31 Aug 1976; design: Stichting Banistiek en Heraldiek.

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Horssen former municipality

Horssen is a former municipality in Gelderland province, since 1984 part of Druten, in the Land of Maas and Waal.
Flag: quartered yellow and blue, with vertical separation at 1/3 flaglength; at 1/3 flaglength a lion countercharged.
The lion is 4/5 flagheight, and is derived from the municipal arms.
Image based on the original design by Mr. Sierksma
The quartering is to distinguish this flag from other blue-yellow lion-flags.
Flag adopted 31 Aug 1976 by municipal resolution; design: Stichting Banistiek en Heraldiek.
Source: Private communications by Mr. van Heijningen
Vexilla Nostra 15 (108) 46.
Horssen had 1.300 inhabitants in the villages Horssen (seat), Aspert, Molenhoek and Neesteind.
Jarig Bakker, 17 Apr 2005

Horssen Coat of Arms

[Horssen Coat of Arms] by Jarig Bakker, 17 Apr 2005, after image in the Koffie Hag album
granted 20 Jul 1816

Arms: azure a lion rampant or.