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Hunsel (The Netherlands)

Limburg province

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Hunsel municipality Shipmate Flagchart :
adopted 26 Jan 1982

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Hunsel municipality

Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 6.177; area: 34,75 km². Settlements: Ell, Haler, Hunsel (seat), Ittervoort, Neeritter.
Hunsel is southeast of Weert in central Limburg near the Belgian border. It is a rural municipality, to which in 1942 Ittervoort and Neeritter were added.
The horn on the flag is derived from the Coat of Arms of the Van Horn family. The eagle is a reminder of historical relationships with the city of Thorn.
Jarig Bakker, 5 December 1999

Hunsel Coat of Arms

[Hunsel Coat of Arms] image from Ralf Hartemink's site.

Granted 22 Dec 1952