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Monster (The Netherlands)
Westland municipality, Zuid-Holland province
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adopted 27 Feb 1973; design: Stichting Banistiek & Heraldiek
Monster former municipality
On 1 Jan 2004 Monster merged with De Lier,
en Wateringen, to form the new municipality
Number of inhabitants (1 Jan 2003): 20.450; area: 20,15 km². Settlements:
Monster (seat), Poeldijk, Ter Heijde. Birthplace of Gabriël Borstboom.
Flag: horizontal stripes of white, black, and white and at 1/3 of flaglenrth
a lying crescent of 2/3 flagheight countercharged.
adopted 27 Feb 1973 by municipal resolution; design: Stichting Banistiek
Monster Coat of Arms
Civic Arms : http://www.ngw.nl/
Granted 24 Jul 1816. It is derived from the arms of the van Polanen
family, which was related to the Wassenaar (=crescent) family.