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Best (The Netherlands)

Noord-Brabant province

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Best municipality

Number of inhabitants: 28.000; area: 34,23 km². Best (seat) is the only sizeable settelment. The municipality was separated in 1821 from Oirschot; Here many clogs were produced in the 19th century and it became industrialized in the first half of the 20th century by the foundation of a filial of the Bata shoe-factory. (see also: Partizanske, Slovakia)
This flag was approved by the municipal council on 24 April 1962.
Jarig Bakker, 26 May 2003

Best Coat of Arms

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Granted 23 Jul 1980. The saint is St. Odulphus, apostle of the Frisians, who was born in Best. See also: Stavoren.

Best flag (1958-1962)

Best historical 1958 Shipmate Flagchart :

Adopted by municipal resolution in Mar 1958.