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Schouwen-Duiveland (The Netherlands)

Zeeland province

Last modified: 2017-11-11 by andrew weeks
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[Schouwen-Duiveland new flag] Shipmate Flagchart :  http://www.flagchart.net
adopted 22 Dec 2005; design: Drs. J.F. van Heijningen

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Schouwen-Duiveland municipality

The municipal flag was designed by Drs. J.F. van Heijningen, inspired by the municipal arms, .
The yellow, black and white stripes are derived from Duiveland. The wavy bends and merman and mermaid from Schouwen. The High Council of Nobility approved this design.

Description:
"Four stripes with heights proportioned 2:3:3:2, yellow, blue, white, black, the central ones wavy, with figurines of 1/2 flagheight, consisting of a merman and a mermaid, facing, holding hands countercharged."

The flag will be used on representative occasions. It was approved by the municipal council on 22 December 2005.

Once upon a time the fishermen of Westerschouwen caught a mermaid in their nets. Her merman besaught them with tears flowing from his eyes to release her. The fishermen laughed at him and wouldn't let her go. Thereupon the merman said:
"Westerschouwen,
"het zal U berouwen".
(Westerschouwen: you will rue this!)

And he was right. The sea swallowed Westerschouwen several times and took thousands of innocent lives.
Source: municipal website.
Gerard van der Vaart, 17 Dec 2005

Number of inhabitants (1 January 2003): 34.496; area: 301,34 km². Settlements: Zierikzee (seat), Brijdorpe, Brouwershaven, Bruinisse, Burgh, Burghsluis, Dreischor, Elkerzee, Ellemeet (part), Haamstede, Kerkwerve, Looperskapelle, Moriaanshoofd, Nieuwerkerk, Nieuwerkerke, Noordgouwe, Noordwelle, Oosterland, Ouwerkerk, Renesse, Scharendijke, Schuddebeurs, Serooskerke, Sirjansland, Westenschouwen, Zonnemaire
Schouwen-Duiveland is a merger of the former municipalities of Brouwershaven, Bruinisse, Duiveland, Middenschouwen, Westerschouwen and Zierikzee (1 January 1997).
Jarig Bakker, 31 May 2003


Schouwen-Duiveland logoflag

Schouwen-Duiveland municipality Shipmate Flagchart :  http://www.flagchart.net
used temporarily till 22 Dec 2005

Schouwen-Duiveland Coat of Arms

[Schouwen-Duiveland Coat of Arms] image from the Schouwen-Duiveland website.
Granted 17 Jan 1997


 
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