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Zonnebeke (12,000 inhabitants) is located in the arrondissement of Ieper. The horrible battle of Pasendale took place in 1917 on the territory of the municipality of Zonnebeke.
The flag is: Gules, inescutcheon Sable, the letters "BK" Or, topped with a mitre Argent and a crosier of the same, surrounded by twenty-eight sun-rays Or, half of them wavy and half of them straight. Proportions are 2:3. This flag is a banner of the municipal arms. The arms are canting since zon means sun.
The flag was adopted on 5 October 1988.
Source: Flags of the Low Countries
Jarig Bakker, 12 November 2001