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Groesbeek (The Netherlands)

Gelderland province

Last modified: 2014-06-28 by andrew weeks
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Groesbeek municipality Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net
adopted 21 May 1964

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Groesbeek municipality

Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 19.055; area: 44,00 km². Settlements: Groesbeek (seat), Berg en Dal (part), Breedeweg, De Horst, Heilig Landstichting.
Groesbeek is a municipality southeast of Nijmegen, on the German border. Many battles were fought in the environment of Groesbeek, among which one at the end of the WW2. Our former cycling PM (Dries) van Agt lives here.

The old flag (adopted 1962) had horizontally on top and bottom small BY and YB stripes, to accentuate the link with the province Gelderland.
Apparently this has now been established and the small stripes have gone. The nebuly bar is derived from the municipal Coat of Arms.
Jarig Bakker, 26 September 1999


Historical flag

historical Groesbeek Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net

In use 1962-1964


Groesbeek Coat of Arms

[Groesbeek Coat of Arms] image from the Groesbeek municipal website.

Granted 11 Dec 1937



 

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