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Cotanes del Monte (Municipality, Castilla y León, Spain)

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Flag of Cotanes del Monte - Image by "Nethunter" (Wikimedia Commons), 18 February 2011

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Presentation of Cotanes del Monte

The municipality of Cotanes del Monte (129 inhabitants in 2009; 1,483 ha) is located in the centre of Zamora Province, 60 km from Zamora.

Ivan Sache, 18 February 2011

Symbols of Cotanes del Monte

The flag and arms of Cotanes del Monte are prescribed by a Decree adopted on 27 March 2001 by the Municipal Council, signed on 3 April 2001 by the Mayor, and published on 18 April 2001 in the official gazette of Castilla y León, No. 76, p. 6,229 (text).
The symbols are described as follows:

Flag: Rectangular flag, with proportions 2:3, made of two equal vertical stripes, at hoist white, at fly red with ten yellow disks placed 4 + 3 + 2 + 1.
Coat of arms: Per pale, 1. Argent a mound vert charged with a well argent masoned sable, 2. Gules a bunch of grapes or. The shield surmounted with a Royal crown closed.

The municipal flag uses the same elements and colors as the flag of Zamora, the five red stripes representing here the five villages of the municipality.

Ivan Sache, 18 February 2011