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Meerhout (Municipality, Province of Antwerp, Belgium)

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[Flag of Meerhout]

Municipal flag of Meerhout - Image by Arnaud Leroy, 27 January 2007

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Presentation of Meerhout

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

Municipal flag of Meerhout

The flag of Meerhout is horizontally divided white-black-white-black-white with a black fleur-de-lis in the upper right corner.
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