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Scheemda (The Netherlands)
Last modified: 2003-08-16 by jarig bakker
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adopted 29 Aug 1991.
Population (1 Jan 2003): 14.375; area: 117,17 km². Settlements: Scheemda
(seat), Heiligerlee, Midwolda, Nieuwolda, Nieuw-Scheemda, Oostwold, 't
Scheemda is in east Groningen, a few km. northwest of Winschoten. Since
1990 it includes the municipalities of Midwolda and Nieuwolda. It includes
the village of Heiligerlee, where we suffered one of our most glorious
defeats by the Spaniards in 1568. Scheemda and Midwolde had national fame
for the casting of clocks.
I have no info on the flag.
Jarig Bakker, 13 Nov 1999