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Maroggia commune (Ticino canton, Switzerland)

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[Flag of Maroggia]
by Pascal Gross

Azure a donkey argent passant over a bridge of the same massoned sable above three lines wavy also argent and in chief three mullets or one and two.
Željko Heimer, 9 July 2003

The animal on the flag of Maroggia is a donkey (in Italian "asino"). The transport of manufactured products with the help of donkeys on the bridge over the torrent Mara left to the population the nickname "Asan" (asino). All of this scene can be found on the flag of the commune.
Pascal Gross, 8 July 2003