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IJsselham (Netherlands)

Steenwijkerland municipality, Overijssel province

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IJsselham municipality Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net
Adopted 28 Dec 1978

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IJsselham former municipality

On 1 Jan 2001 the former municipalities of IJsselham, Brederwiede and Steenwijk merged to form the new municipality of Steenwijk, which was renamed Steenwijkerland on 1 Jan 2003. In 1973 the former municipalities of Kuinre, Blankenham, and Oldemarkt merged to form the new municipality of IJsselham. IJsselham had (2000) 5.500 inhabitants on 101 km2, with the settlements Oldemarkt (seat), Baarlo, Blankenham, Kalenberg, Kuinre, Nederland, Ossenzijl, Paasloo, Scheerwolde, Wetering, IJsselham.
Adopted 28 Dec 1978

Blankenham former municipality

[Blankenham flag] by Jarig Bakker, 17 Nov 2003
probably in use 1938

Blankenham had (1968) 450 inhabitants and a cannon used for warning against flooding, last used 2 Apr 1930.
Flag: three equally wide horizontal stripes of red - yellow - blue with in the canton the municipal arms.
This flag were probably designed for the celebration of Queen Wilhelmina's 40 years reign (pattern: the provincial flag with the
municipal arms in the canton.).
Source: Derkwillem Visser's Gemeentewapens en vlaggen Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, 2001.
Jarig Bakker, 17 Nov 2003


Kuinre former municipality

[Kuinre flag] by Jarig Bakker, 17 Nov 2003
probably in use 1938

Kuinre had (1968) 900 inhabitant, at the mouth of the Kuinder river. Kuinre is a very old village, with a Latin name Cunera; a fort was laid out here, and it only resulted in a lot of trouble, with irregulare gangs of Geldersen, Friezen, Drenthen, Spaniards and Bomm'n Berend van Galen of Munster plundering the village and countryside. The first fort was built c. 1165, demolished in the 13th century; a second one was built in the 14th century and demolished in the 16th. Some evil minded persons say that the fortress was a pirate's nest...
Flag: three equally wide horizontal stripes of red - yellow - blue with in the canton the municipal arms.
This flag were probably designed for the celebration of Queen Wilhelmina's 40 years reign (pattern: the provincial flag with the
municipal arms in the canton.).
Source: Derkwillem Visser's Gemeentewapens en vlaggen Koninkrijk der Nederlanden, 2001.
Jarig Bakker, 17 Nov 2003