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image by Mark Sensen, 3 May 1997
adopted 11 June 1952
The present day Breda is a merger of the former municipalities of Breda,
Ginneken (Bavel and Ulvenhout), Prinsenbeek,
(Hazeldonk) and Teteringen (1 Jan 1997). The
rest of Nieuw Ginneken (Galder and Strijbeek) went to
Alphen en Chaam.
Granted 16 Jul 1817
Adopted 19 Oct 1949; the five stripes symbolize the five villages of
the former municipality: Bavel, Galder, Heusdenhout, Strijbeek en Ulvenhout.
The municipal seat was in Breda.
Adoption date unknown. The municipality of Ginneken en Bavel was in
1942 divided between three municipalities: Breda, Nieuw Ginneken,
and Teteringen. It consisted of Ginneken (seat), Heusdenhout,
Bavel, IJpelaar, Uvenhout and several small hamlets.
Adopted 11 Oct 1963.
Adoption date unknown.
Adopted 26 Sep 1978; adopted as village flag 26 Sep 1996.
Geeren-Noord is a city-ward of Breda (Noord-Brabant); it is a new ward
with 164 houses in the North of the city, west of former municipality Teteringen.
A flag was adopted 29 Apr 2006, designed by Liridona Selimi, winner of a (school)design contest: per white flydiagonal red over blue; on red "GEEREN", on blue "NOORD", all white.
Source: village weblog.
Stefan Lambrechts, 2 Jan 2007