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Mansilla Mayor (Municipality, Castilla y León, Spain)

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Flag of Mansilla Mayor - Image by Antonio Gutiérrez (VexiLeón website), 22 March 2011

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Presentation of Mansilla Mayor

The municipality of Mansilla Mayor (351 inhabitants in 2010; 1,448 ha) is located in the east of León Province, 20 km of León. The municipality is made of the villages of Mansilla Mayor (capital), Nogales, Villamoros de Mansilla and Villaverde de Sandova.

Ivan Sache, 22 March 2011

Symbols of Mansilla Mayor

The flag and arms of Mansilla Mayor are prescribed by a Decree adopted on 12 December 1998 by the Municipal Council, signed on 5 May 1999 by the Mayor, and published on 21 May 1999 in the official gazette of Castilla y León, No. 96, p. 5,485 (text).
The symbols are described as follows:

Flag: Rectangular flag with proportion 2:3, made of a white panel with a red diagonal stripe running from the upper hoist to the lower fly and two blue stripes running from the hoist to the diagonal.
Coat of arms: Argent a bend gules surrounded dexter with waves azure and argent sinister with a church gules. The shield surmounted with a Royal crowned crown.

A Decree signed on 25 May 1999 by the Mayor and published on 2 June 1999 in the official gazette of Castilla y León, No. 104, p. 5,896 (text) corrected the mistake in the description of the arms to "The shield surmounted with a Royal crown closed".

Ivan Sache, 22 March 2011