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Angerlo (The Netherlands)

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Angerlo municipality

Angerlo is a municipality east of Arnhem. The flag (adopted 25 Oct 1975 by municipal resolution) is derived from the municipal Coat of Arms. Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2001: 4.918, of which Angerlo village 1.414, Giesbeek 2.822, and Lathum 682.
Jarig Bakker, 8 September 1999

Angerlo Coat of Arms

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

The municipality was founded by the merger of a part of the old judiciary (richtersambt) of Doesburg, of which Angerlo village was part, and the bannerlordship (bannerheerlijkheid) of Bahr en Lathum. This is expressed in the arms: a divided shield, of which one half shows a crescent in a red field (the emblems of the old richtersambt Doesburg), the other consists of a red diagonal bar on a yellow field; the shield is covered by a golden crown with five leaves.
Jarig Bakker, 18 May 2003