Suwâld (Dutch: Suawoude) is a village with c. 600 inhabitants with
a ferry for pedestrians. It is a long village along the road, west of the
Wide Ee water. The yellow middle stripe symbolizes the sandy soil on which
the village is built; on both sides there were marshlands, where peat was
dug, colored black. The duck reminds of the duck cage which was once at
the Âlde Miede, near the village.
Flagdescription: trije like lange banen fan swart, giel, swart;
yn 'e hystop in swimmende ein fan sulver.
That is: Three equally wide vertical bars in black, yellow, black;
in the hoist top a swimming white duck.
Source: Doarpswapens en doarpsflaggen fan de doarpen yn de gemeente
Jarig Bakker, 10 November 2000
Suwâld Coat of Arms
by Jarig Bakker, 5 May 2004
adopted 22 Nov 1984; design: P. Bultsma
Description: In black a golden pale, with on each side three swimming
silver ducks, placed per pale.