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Kastellorizo (Municipality, Greece)


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Presentation of Kastellorizo

The municipality of Kastellorizo (430 inhabitants in 2001; 1,199 ha) is mostly made of the island of the same name, located a few miles off the southern caost of Turkey.

Ivan Sache, 2 February 2005

Historical flag of Kastellorizo

[Flag of Kastelorizo]

Flag of Kastellorizo - Image modified from [k7k97] by Eugene Ipavec, 24 November 2009

According to the book Hellenic flags [k7k97], the flag used in Kastellorizo in 1821 during the Greek War of Independence is white with a blue border, a cross and a fouled anchor crossed per saltire over a heart, all blue and surrounded by the blue writing "ΜΕΓΙΣΤΗ" (left) "ΚΑΣΤΕΛΟΡΙΖΟ" (right).
The heart stands for love, the anchor for hope and the cross for faith.

Nozomi Karyasu & Ivan Sache, 29 November 2009