Last modified: 2002-10-19 by ivan sache
Keywords: kraainem | pot (yellow) |
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by Filip van Laenen
Kraainem (13,000 inhabitants) is located in the arrondissement of Halle-Vilvoorde.
The flag is: Party per pale, Azure and Or, in the canton a pot Or. Proportions are 2:3. The pot of gold is from the arms of the Kieffelt family, Lords of Kraainem from 1624 until the 18th century. The village was known in 1003 as Crainham - enclosed land.
The flag was adopted on 3 December 1981.
Source: Flags of the Low Countries
Jarig Bakker, 29 October 2001