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Opsterland (The Netherlands)

Fryslân province

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Opsterland municipality Shipmate Flagchart :
adopted 10 Apr 1963

Other Opsterlân pages: See also:

Opsterland municipality

Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 29.012; area: 227,56 km². Settlements: Beetsterzwaag (seat), Bakkeveen, Frieschepalen, Gorredijk, Hemrik, Jonkerslân, Langezwaag, Lippenhuizen, Luxwoude, Nij Beets, Olterterp, Siegerswoude, Terwispel, Tijnje, Ureterp, Wijnjewoude.
Opsterland/Opsterlân is a municipality in southeast Friesland between the important regional centers of Drachten and Heerenveen. It is a woody region.
The flag was adopted 10 Apr 1963, but was taken in use in 1957; the colors are derived from the municipal Coat of Arms.
Jarig bakker, 1 September 1999

Opsterland Coat of Arms

[Opsterland Coat of Arms] from the Opsterland municipal website.

Granted 25 Mar 1818.

Gorredijk village (de Gordyk)

[Gorredijk village flag] Shipmate Flagchart :

Adopted 1998

Hemrik village

Hemrik village Shipmate Flagchart :

Lúkswâld village (Luxwoude)

Luxwoude village Shipmate Flagchart :