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Grootegast [Municipality] (The Netherlands)

Grootegast [Gemeente] (Nederland)

Last modified: 2000-11-03 by franc van diest
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Grootegast is in southwest Groningen, where the borders of Groningen, Friesland and Drenthe meet. It is a rural area - 'gast' meaning: sandy soil.

The horizontal red bar with pinnacles refers to the castle on the CoA, which was that of Langewold, a division of the old region of
'Westerkwartier'; the castle refers to the castle in Sebaldeburen, the old capital of Langewold.

Jarig Bakker, 8 November 1999

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