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Opperdoes (The Netherlands)

Medemblik municipality, Noord-Holland province

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[Opperdoes village flag] image by Jarig Bakker, 21 Apr 2009
village-flag adopted 2008

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Opperdoes village flag

Opperdoes is in the municipality of Medemblik, Noord-Holland province. It was a separate municipality till 1 Jan 1979, when it became part of Noorder-Koggenland, which in its turn became part of Medemblik on 1 January 2007.

On 23 Dec 2008 Stefan Lambrechts spotted this link: The foundation historical Opperdoes and the Opperdoes village council had a new flag designed based on the original coat of arms: per fly-diagonal yellow over blue; in top hoist three blue cornears.
Jarig Bakker, 21 Apr 2009

Opperdoes [former municipality]

[Opperdoes flag] image by Jarig Bakker, 21 Apr 2009
adopted 22 Nov 1963

Opperdoes is a former municipality in Noordholland, since 1 Jan 1979 part of the municipality of Noorder-Koggenland. Opperdoes is an agricultural area, with some national fame because of the potatoes "Öpperdoezer ronde". Its flag: Yellow with three blue ears of barley, issueing from a blue terrace (square). Adopted by municipal resolution on 22 Nov 1963. It can be seen (along with other Noorderkoggenland flags and Coats of Arms) at this webpage.
Jarig Bakker, 7 May 2003

Opperdoes Coat of Arms

[Opperdoes coat of arms] image by Jarig Bakker, 21 Apr 2009 (after "Noord-Holland en zijn gemeenten, 1981", drawing by C.Druif)
Granted 22 Oct 1816.

Description: or three cornears issuing from a base, all azure.