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Axel (The Netherlands)

Terneuzen municipality, Zeeland province

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Axel municipality Shipmate Flagchart :

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Axel [former] municipality

On 1 July 1970 Axel, Koewacht, Overslag and Zuiddorpe merged to form the new municipality of Axel, the flag in use is the same as the former municipality of Axel. On 2 Jan 2003 Axel merged, together with Sas van Gent with Terneuzen municipality.
Jarig Bakker, 19 May 2003

Axel Coat of Arms

[Axel Coat of Arms] image from the Axel municipal website.

The Coat of Arms was adapted slightly after the merger in 1970. The lion got dressed up a bit, by giving him a golden crown and golden nails, he know has a red tongue and a golden collar with a cross around his neck. The Coat of Arms was approved by Royal decree on 17 June 1970.
Franc van Diest, 16 Aug 2001

Axel [former municipality] before 1970

Axel former municipality Shipmate Flagchart :

Axel old Coat of Arms

See International Civic Arms :

Approved by Royal decree on 31 July 1917.

Westdorpe [former municipality]

former Westdorpe Shipmate Flagchart :

Zaamslag [former municipality]

Zaamslag former municipality Shipmate Flagchart :