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Sanchedo (Municipality, Castilla y León, Spain)

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Flag of Sancedo - Image by "Nethunter" (Wikimedia Commons), slightly modified, 15 February 2011

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Presentation of Sanchedo

The municipality of Sanchedo (591 inhabitants in 2009; 3,100 ha) is located in the northwest of León Province, 120 km of León.

Ivan Sache, 15 February 2011

Symbols of Sanchedo

The flag and arms of Sancedo are prescribed by a Decree adopted on 20 December 2000 by the Municipal Council, signed on 10 January 2001 by the Mayor, and published on 9 March 2001 in the official gazette of Castilla y León, No. 49, p. 4,008 (text).
The symbols are described as follows:

Flag: Rectangular flag with proportions 2:3, made of three vertical stripes with proportions 1:4, 1:2 and 1:4, the outer stripes white and the central stripe blue with a white flax plant.
Coat of arms: Azure a flax plant argent flanked argent. The shield surmounted with a Royal crown closed.

The flag is therefore a banner of the municipal arms.

Ivan Sache, 15 February 2011