Last modified: 2008-03-29 by ivan sache
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Municipal flag of Meerhout - Image by Arnaud Leroy, 27 January 2007
The municipality of Meerhout (9,463 inhabitants on 1 January 2007; 3,629 ha) is located in Kempen, in the south-east of the province of Antwerp, on its border with the province of Limburg.
Ivan Sache, 27 January 2007
The flag of Meerhout is horizontally divided
white-black-white-black-white with a black fleur-de-lis in the upper
According to Gemeentewapens in België - Vlaanderen en Brussel, the flag was adopted by the Municipal Council on 23 April 1990, confirmed by the Executive of Flanders on 9 October 1990 and published in the Belgian official gazette on 25 September 1991.
The flag is a banner of the municipal arms, granted on 15 April 1952.
Arnaud Leroy, Pascal Vagnat & Ivan Sache, 27 January 2007