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Sasamón (Municipality, Castilla y León, Spain)

Last modified: 2016-04-09 by ivan sache
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Presentation of Sasamón

The municipality of Sasamón (1,073 inhabitants in 2015; 11,311 ha; municipal website) is located 30 km north-west of Burgos.
The municipality is made of the villages of Castrillo (190 inh.), Citores (40 inh.), Olmillos (138 inh.), Sasamón (479 hab.; capital), Villandiego (63 inh.), Villasidro (39 inh.), and Yudego (169 inh.).

Ivan Sache, 22 March 2015

Submunicipal entities


The flag and arms of Villasidro, approved on 21 August 2000 by the Village Council, are prescribed by a Decree adopted on 28 December 2000 by the Government of the Province of Burgos, signed on 8 January 2001 by the President, and published on 26 January 2001 in the official gazette of Castilla y León, No. 19, p. 1,699 (text).
The symbols, which were validated by the Chronicler of Arms of Castilla y León, are described as follows:

Flag: Quadrangular, in proportions 1:1. On a golden field a blue bend of 20/100 in height. In the heart of the flag is placed the municipal coat of arms.
Coat of arms: Or a cross patty gules in base a bunch of poppies gules and vert a grapevine fructed sable and vert. A chief azure a castle or a six-pointed star of the same a vase with three lilies argent. The shield surmounted with a Royal crown closed.

Ivan Sache, 22 March 2015