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Lemsterland (The Netherlands)
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adopted 19 Sep 1961.
Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 13.241; area: 124,37 km². Settlements:
Lemmer (seat), Bantega, Delfstrahuizen, Echten, Echtenerbrug, Eesterga,
Follega, Oosterzee, Oosterzee-Buren.
Lemsterland/Lemsterlân is in central south Friesland. The flag
was adopted 19 September 1961; the colors were derived from the municipal
The old flag of the municipal seat, Lemmer, had a split flag (swallowtail?),
dominated by color green, with a red cross.
Source: Sierksma, Nederlands vlaggenboek, 1962.
Jarig Bakker, 30 August 1999
International Civic Arms : http://www.ngw.nl/
Granted 25 Mar 1818.