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Belfaux commune (Fribourg/Freiburg canton, Switzerland)

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[Flag of Belfaux] image by Pascal Gross

Or a Beech Tree Vert Trunked and branched Maroon issuant from a Mount of 3 Coupeaux of the second.
Željko Heimer, 20 July 2002

The flag of Belfaux was based on the armorial of Fribourg canton dated 1981. The problem is that the new flag of Belfaux, made after the fusion with the commune of Cutterwil, has been adopted this same year, but the fusion has been achieved in 1977. This was misleading as Cutterwil doesn't appear anymore in the armorial, but the flag of Belfaux in this same book is still the old one, and not the one adopted after the fusion.
The new flag of Belfaux features a beech-tree in the shape of a leave making the flag canting as Belfaux comes from Bellus Fagus (fine beech-tree).
Pascal Gross, 18 July 2002

Belfaux (until 31 December 1977)

[Flag of Belfaux] image by Pascal Gross

Or a Doe Sable langued Gules stantant on Coupeaux Vert and in Chief Sinister a Cross pattee Gules.
Željko Heimer, 23 November 2000

Cutterwil (up to 31 December 1977)

[Flag of Cutterwil] image by Pascal Gross

Azure a Rooster hardy Or crested and jewlopped Gules.
Željko Heimer, 20 July 2002