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Sanxenxo (Municipality, Galicia, Spain)


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Flag of Sanxenxo - Image by "Fobos92", Wikimedia Commons, 6 April 2016

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Presentation of Sanxenxo

Sanxenxo (Spanish, Sangenjo) is one of the most important tourist resorts in the Rías Bajas (Southern Estuaries) area of Galicia.

Eugene Ipavec, 10 June 2009

Flag of Sanxenxo

The flag and arms of San Xenxo are prescribed by Decree No. 209, issued on 21 July 2000 by the Council of the Government of Galicia and published on 14 August 2001 in the Galician official gazette.
The flag is described as "Wavy of blue and yellow, and, to one third of length, blue with the arm of the saint, dressed in yellow and armed with a spear of the same."

The flag represents the nine historical parishes (Adina, Arra, Bordóns, Dorrón, Gondar, Nantes, Noalla, Padriñán and Vilalonga), the former jurisdiction of La Lanzada (the lance, lanza, makes the arms canting), the sea (represented in the blue color), and the light over the estuaries (represented in the yellow color).

The arms are described as 'Azure (blue) the saint's right side, an arm dressed in gold (yellow) and armed with a spear of the same. Above, a closed royal crown."

Santiago Dotor & Eugene Ipavec, 10 June 2009

Real Club Náutico de Sanxenxo


Burgee of Real Club Náutico de Sanxenxo - Image by José Carlos Alegría, 30 October 2018

Established in 1951 and located in Marina Juan Carlos I, Real Club Náutico de Sanxenxo (website) is probably the only yacht club in Spain to use a non-triangular burgee.

José Carlos Alegría & Peter Edwards, 30 October 2018