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Zwartewaterland (Netherlands)

Overijssel province

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Zwartewaterland Shipmate Flagchart :
adopted June 2000; design by Hans van Heijningen.

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Zwartewaterland municipality

Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 22.196; area: 84,93 km². Settlements: Genemuiden (seat), Baarlo, Cellemuiden, De Velde, Hasselt, Kamperzeedijk-Oost, Kamperzeedijk-West, Kievitsnest, Mastenbroek (part), Zwartewatersklooster, Zwartsluis.
Zwartewaterland is a merger of the former municipalities of Genemuiden, Hasselt and Zwartsluis on 1 Jan 2001, and adopted the above flag in June 2000 (the flag was adopted by the former municipalities on separate dates: 8 June (Genemuiden), 13 June (Haselt), and 26 June (Zwartsluis).
Description: Three horizontal stripes, proportioned 3:2:3; the first stripe yellow, the second stripe divided: 1. white, red and white; 2. three rows of three pieces checquy of red and white; 3. white, red and white; the third stripe is blue.

Zwartewaterland wrong reported flag

[Zwartewaterland wrong reported flag] image by Jens Pattke, 29 May 2003

The presentation of the old Hanseatic town of Hasselt during the 23rd International Hanseatic meeting in Frankfurt/Oder (Germany) and Slubice (Poland) included a flag which was different from the flag as presented by Shipmate:
1. The top stripe is orange.
2. The checquy field is shifted towards the hoist, and the fields have become square.
Jens Pattke, 29 May 2003

Please check the Zwartewaterland municipal website.
The offical flag has the cross centred. The description says the top bar is yellow. On Shipmate we use standard yellow. Your drawing looks more like the logo of Zwartewaterland.
Stefan Lambregts, 29 May 2003

Zwartewaterland Coat of Arms

[Zwartewaterland Coat of Arms] image from the Zwartewaterland municipal website.

Granted 21 Sep 2000

Genemuiden [former municipality]

Genemuiden former municipality Shipmate Flagchart :

Adopted 1 Apr 1969 (but already adopted in principle in 1962)

Hasselt [former municipality]

Hasselt former municipality Shipmate Flagchart :

adopted 10 Sep 1956

Zwartsluis [former municipality

Zwartsluis municipality Shipmate Flagchart :

adopted 29 Mar 1962