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Quintanavides (Municipality, Castilla y León, Spain)

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Flag of Quintanavides - Image from the Escudos y Banderas de la Provincia de Burgos website, 21 February 2014


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Presentation of Quintanavides

The municipality of Quintanavides (106 inhabitants in 2010; 1,167 ha) is located in the center-east of the Province of Burgos, 30 km of Burgos.
Quintanavides was mentioned for the first time in 1033, as Quintana de Donvides, in a document of the San Salvador de Oña monastery.

Ivan Sache, 16 March 2011


Symbols of Quintanavides

The flag and arms of Quintanavides are prescribed by a Decree adopted on 22 May 2008 by the Municipal Council, signed by the Mayor the same day, and published on 17 July 2008 in the official gazette of the Province of Burgos, No. 135 (text).
The symbols are described as follows:

Flag: 1:1, quadrangular and tricolour. From the right [dexter] to the center, a red triangle. Upper part white and lower part blue. In the middle of the flag is placed the municipal coat of arms.
Coat of arms, presented by Friar Valentín de la Cruz, Official Chronicler of Province of Burgos, and Concepción López Sáez: Per pale, 1. Gules a castle or (of Castile) ensigned with a seven-pointed star of the same, 2a. Azure a scallop argent radiating, 2b. Azure a mule's head sable above two baskets of the same. The shield surmounted by a Royal crown closed.

Ivan Sache, 21 February 2014


Former symbols of Quintanavides

The former flag and arms of Quintanavides were prescribed by a Decree adopted on 11 March 1999 by the Burgos Provincial Government, signed on 29 March 1999 by the President of the Government, and published on 12 April 1999 in the official gazette of Castilla y León, No. 67, p. 3,884 (text).
The symbols are described as follows:

Flag: Castilian flag, outlined in vert the main field gules. In the middle a two-panned pair of scales or crossed by two spikes vert.
Coat of arms: Gules a two-panned pair of scales or crossed by two spikes vert passant argent. The shield surmounted with a Royal crown closed.

Ivan Sache, 16 March 2011