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Brissago (Ticino canton, Switzerland)

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[Flag of Brissago]
by Pascal Gross

Argent a cross gules and in canton St. George riding a horse toward sinister argent cloaked gules killing a dragon vert.

Željko Heimer, 11 June 2003

The presence of St. George on the flag of Brissago alludes to the 24 April 1520 (St. George's day) when Brissago decided to be put under the protection of the 12 Swiss cantons.

Pascal Gross, 11 June 2003