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Snelrewaard (The Netherlands)

Montfoort municipality, Utrecht province

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[Snelrewaard flag] by Jarig Bakker, 24 Apr 2005
adopted 11 Oct 1973; design Stichting Banistiek en Heraldiek

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Snelrewaard former municipality

Snelrewaard is a former municipality in Utrecht province, since 1989 part of Oudewater, and a small part in Montfoort
Flag: at least 2,5 wavy three stripes green - white - green, proportioned 3:2:3, a red hoistdiagonal of 1/4 flagheight
adopted 11 Oct 1973; design Stichting Banistiek en Heraldiek.
The flag is derived from the municipal arms.
Source: Vexilla Nostra 10 (139)-54.
Jarig Bakker, 24 Apr 2005

Snelrewaard Coat of Arms

[Snelrewaard Coat of Arms] by Jarig Bakker, 24 Apr 2005
Granted 19 Nov 1857

Arms: per pale: 1. vert a wavy fess argent; 2. argent a bend gules.
This was designed in 1857 by W. van Dam van Brakel. The (heraldic) right part shows the geographical position: the Hollandsche IJssel flowing through green meadows. The left part has the arms of the Linschoten estate with reversed colors.
Sierksma's "De gemeentewapens van Nederland", 1960.
Jarig Bakker, 24 Apr 2005