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Noord-Brabant polderboards (The Netherlands)

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De Mark en Dintel polderboard

[De Mark en Dintel polderboard] by Jarig Bakker, 2 Dec 2003

Official name: Heemraadschap van de Mark en Dintel; seat: Oud-Gastel, Noord-Brabant province.
Flag: equally wide horizontal stripes of white - yellow - green - red - black.
Text: Kl. Sierksma; image: Hans van Heijningen.
Source: Vexilla Nostra #121, Jul-Aug 1982.
Jarig Bakker, 2 Dec 2003


De Aa polderboard

[De Aa polderboard] by Jarig Bakker, 2 Dec 2003

Dutch name: Waterschap De Aa; seat: 's Hertogenbosch in Noord-Brabant province.
Flag: four equally wide horizontal stripes of white - red - yellow - green. (adopted after advice from the High Council of Nobility, and identical to the flag of the municipality of Dantumadeel, Fryslân province).
Text: Kl. Sierksma; image: Hans van Heijningen.
Source: Vexilla Nostra #121, Jul-Aug 1982.
Jarig Bakker, 2 Dec 2003


De Alm polderboard

[De Alm polderboard] by Jarig Bakker, 2 Dec 2003

Dutch name: Waterschap De Alm - seat: Sleeuwijk, Noord-Brabant province.
Flag: blue with in the center the crowned Coat of Arms of 13/20 flagheight.
Image after description, B/W image and the Coat of Arms at Ralf Hartemink's site.
Arms granted 4 Nov 1968
Description: "Quartered: I. In blue two silver ducks placed per pale, beaked red, all surrounded by a wide clouded seam of silver; II. in gold three posthornsof red, garnished and opened of silver; III. in red a silver net, over all a salmon of gold; IV. in blue three naarowed wavy bars of silver; the shield surmounted by a golden crown of three leaves and two pearls.
Text: Kl. Sierksma; image: Hans van Heijningen.
Source: Vexilla Nostra #121, Jul-Aug 1982.
Jarig Bakker, 2 Dec 2003


De Dommel polderboard

[De Dommel polderboard] by Jarig Bakker, 2 Dec 2003
adopted 8 Apr 1952

Dutch name: Waterschap Het Stroomgebied van de Dommel; seat: Boxtel, Noord-Brabant province.
Flag: horizontal stripes white - blue - yellow, proportioned 2:1:2.
Text: Kl. Sierksma; image: Hans van Heijningen.
Source: Vexilla Nostra #121, Jul-Aug 1982.
Jarig Bakker, 2 Dec 2003


Heusden en Altena polderboard

[Heusden en Altena polderboard] by Jarig Bakker, 2 Dec 2003

Dutch name: Heemraadschap voor het Land van Heusden en Altena - seat: Sleeuwijk, Noord-Brabant province.
Flag: blue with in the center the full Coat of Arms of 3/4 flagheight.
Coat of Arms: per fess, the chief per pale, the first of two salmons endorsed of red, the second or a wheel of red, the basis or 10 fourpointed stars (4,3,2,1); the whole bordered black, gold and black; the shield bearing a golden crown.
This waterschap is the dike college for the island between Merwede and Maas rivers. The blue field of the flag shows the arms of the manor of Altena, the wheel the arms of the city of Heusden, and the stars symbolize the 10 municipalities in the island. The border represents the dike that surrounds the island, and the roads on the dikes. For the image the waterschap-arms on Ralf Hartemink's site have been used.
Text: Kl. Sierksma; image: Hans van Heijningen.
Source: Vexilla Nostra #121, Jul-Aug 1982; Vexilla Nostra V:30 VIII (1975), reprint of an article by A.J. Beenhakker, 1970.
Jarig Bakker, 2 Dec 2003