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by Filip van Laenen
Sint-Amands is located in the arrondissement of Mechelen.
The flag is vertically divided red-white-red (1:2:1), with St.
Amandus trampling a dragon in the white stripe.
Saint Amandus was a missionary (7th century, bishop of Tongeren and Maastricht, c. 647), whose feast is on 6 February.
The flag was adopted by Municipal decision 10 July 1985, confirming the Ministerial decision 7 May 1985.
Source: Van evers en heiligen. Wapens en vlaggen van de gemeenten in de provincie Antwerpen [pbd98]
Jarig Bakker, 3 October 2001