Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 25.148; area: 29,73 km²; Settlements:
Dongen (seat), 's Gravenmoer, Klein-Dongen, Vaart.
This flag was approved by the municipal council in 1990
Dongen is a merger of the former municipalities of Dongen and 's-Gravenmoer
on 1 Jan 1997. The new municipality uses the same flag as the old municipality
This flag was approved by the municipal council on 10 May 1973.
In 1973 's Gravenmoer received a flag, designed by the archivary G.J.
Rehm. It consists of three stripes in the colors national blue, red, and
national yellow. Blue and yellow represent the quarters of de Straat and
de Vaart, which together form 's Gravenmoer. The narrow red stripe represents
the moor-canal, the "Oude Vaart", dug for the exploitation of the area
in the first years of the village.
Source: the Dongen municipal
Jarig Bakker, 4 Jun 2003