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Carabbia commune (Ticino canton, Switzerland)

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[Flag of Carabbia]
by Pascal Gross

Or on a pale gules a crozier of the first issuant and behind a mitre argent lined of the first.

Željko Heimer, 3 July 2003

The flag of Carabbia alludes to the bishop S. Siro

Pascal Gross, 2 July 2003

This is St. Syrus of Genoa (d. c.380), a parish priest at St. Romulus (San Remo), he became bishop of Genoa and served in that position for 65 years. He is principal patron of Genoa (July 7). He was named San Siro, and it is alleged that he was born in the village of San Siro di Struppa.

Jarig Bakker, 2 July 2003