File:Flag of Amsterdam.svg

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Summary[edit]

Flag of Amsterdam*
country Netherlands
used by Amsterdam
current since 1975-02-05
created by
format 2:3
shape rectangular
also used as flag of a city
colors red, black, white
other characteristics flag has 3 horizontal stripes

flag includes 3 saltire cross(es)

Deutsch: Flagge von Amsterdam.
English: Flag of Amsterdam. The official city motto is Valor, Resolution, and Mercy. The three X's, saltires (St. Andrew's crosses), are taken to represent these even though the X's are older than the motto. A popular tradition also links the X's to the three threats to the city: Water, Fire and Pestilence.
Plattdüütsch: Flagg vun Amsterdam.
Nederlands: Vlag van Amsterdam.
Polski: Flaga Amsterdamu.
Русский: Флаг Амстердама. Три буквы X означают три угрозы, которые нипочем жителям города — Вода, Огонь и Чума.

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Public domain
This image depicts a flag of a Dutch municipality or province. These flags are registered with the Hoge Raad van Adel, usage of the flag is often restricted by municipal rules and laws. In view of Dutch legislation this image is regarded as being in the public domain, as are reproductions of this flag.

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current02:22, 28 July 2011Thumbnail for version as of 02:22, 28 July 2011450 × 300 (491 bytes)Alkari (talk | contribs)code cleanup
14:34, 12 March 2011Thumbnail for version as of 14:34, 12 March 2011750 × 500 (3 KB)Mutxamel (talk | contribs)FIAV normalisation (size & colour)
23:24, 22 December 2008Thumbnail for version as of 23:24, 22 December 2008450 × 300 (1 KB)Reisio (talk | contribs)_is_ a poor source, even :p
14:14, 22 December 2008Thumbnail for version as of 14:14, 22 December 2008450 × 300 (1 KB)Reisio (talk | contribs)vexilla mundi isn't a poor source, and you don't need to mess up the code so much
14:57, 29 June 2008Thumbnail for version as of 14:57, 29 June 2008450 × 300 (3 KB)Nethunter (talk | contribs)Reverted to version as of 08:34, 27 April 2008
02:57, 28 April 2008Thumbnail for version as of 02:57, 28 April 2008450 × 300 (1 KB)Reisio (talk | contribs)Reverted to version as of 04:20, 24 January 2006
08:34, 27 April 2008Thumbnail for version as of 08:34, 27 April 2008450 × 300 (3 KB)Nethunter (talk | contribs)Modified colours, source Vexilla Mundi.
04:20, 24 January 2006Thumbnail for version as of 04:20, 24 January 2006450 × 300 (1 KB)Reisio (talk | contribs)Flag of Amsterdam. {{PD-user|reisio}} Category:Amsterdam Category:Flags of the Netherlands Category:SVG flags
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