Nieuwveen is a former municipality in Zuid-Holland province, since 1991
merged into the new municipality of Nieuwveen, which was renamed Liemeer
A new flag was adopted: two stripes proportioned 1:2 in the colors
white and red, with on the dividing line, of 4/5 flagheight, an 8-pointed
Adopted 22 May 1968 by municipal resolution.
Nieuwveen is halfway between Leiden and Amsterdam, southeast of the
Source: Derkwillem Visser's "Gemeentevlaggen en Wapens Koninkrijk
der Nederlanden", 2001.
Jarig Bakker, 20 Apr 2005
This is the flag of Nieuwveen, used in 1938 in honor of the 40th anniversary
of Queen Wilhelmina's reign. This is a banner of arms.
The coat of arms was: gules; in chief a fess of which hang three bells,
all or; in base an 8-pointed mullet argent.
Granted 24 Jul 1816
The bar with bells should probably be a label...