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Nuenen c.a. (The Netherlands)
Nuenen, Gerwen en Nederwetten, Noord-Brabant province
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adopted 21 Oct 1976.
Nuenen, Gerwen en Nederwetten
Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 23.543; area: 34,11 km². Settlements:
Nuenen (seat), Eeneind, Gerwen, Nederwetten, Olen, Opwetten, Stad van Gerwen.
The municipal flag was adopted by municipal resolution on 21 Oct 1976.
Description"four equally wide horizontal stripes white - black - yellow
- blue, with a vertical stripe at the hoist, with a width of 1/4 of flagheight.
Flagheight and -length are 2:3.
The colors are derived from the original arms of Nuenen, Gerwen en
Nederwetten. Gerwen had siz horizontal stripes alternating white and black
with a blue canton with a golden mill-iron; that was the CoA of the van
Gerven family. Nederwetten had a blue shield with three six-pointed stars:
the arms of the van Berckel family. The colors gold and silver in the arms
are translated in the flag as yellow and white. The red color occurred
on the old CoA of Nuenen.
The municipal flag was first hoisted by mayor mr. R.W.M. Gerrits on
Saturday 20 Aug 1977, in front of the councilhouse at the Papenvoort, when
he was installed as Mayor of Nuenen c.a.
Information from the Nuenen municipal
Nuenen c.a. CoA
International Civic Arms : http://www.ngw.nl/
Granted 2 Jul 1998.