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Maasbree (The Netherlands)
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adopted 5 Oct 1962.
Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 12.875; area: 51,18 km². Settlements:
Maasbree (seat), Baarlo.
Maasbree is west of Venlo; the village of Maasbree is one of the few
Limburg places which does not lie on the Maas river. It is called Maasbree
to distinguish it from Bree in Belgian Limburg. Before 1940 the municipality
consisted of Maasbree, Baarlo and Blerick; in 1940 Blerick was joined with
The flag of Maasbree might refer to the three mentioned villages (?),
Jarig Bakker, 9 December 1999
image from the Maasbree municipal website.
Granted 17 Sep 1853.