Last modified: 2015-07-28 by ivan sache
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image by Blas Delgado
Flag adopted 13 Dec 1993
Horizontally striped red-white. Centred on the top stripe, a [three-towered] white castle with red gate and windows, with a white Maltese cross over the central tower and a white eye on top of each of the side towers, the whole as high as 7/18 of the flag's height.
Stripes' colours from the coat-of-arms. The castle is that of Ulldecona, the eyes (ulls) are canting arms and the Maltese cross stands for Ulldecona's former position as a command centre of the Order of Malta. Ratio 2:3. Flag adopted 13th December 1993. Source for image and text: Fluvià 2001.
Some additional information, extracted from this webpage of the Statistics Institute of Catalonia (Idescat):
Area (km2): 126.9
Population (2001): 5,534
Santiago Dotor, 23 Nov 2001
A horizontally divided red over white flag. On the top stripe, a white castle, above it two white eyes and above these a white Maltese cross. The top stripe is thus a banner of the city arms.
Santiago Dotor, 26 Dec 2002
image from Eduardo Panizo's Vexilla Hispanica, 25 Jul 2003