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Avegno Gordevio commune (Ticino canton, Switzerland)

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Avegno Gordevio

[Flag of Avegno Gordevio] image located by Martin Karner

On 20 April 2008 the communes of Avegno and Gordevio merged to the new commune of Avegno Gordevio.

The new emblem takes up the colours of both the old emblems and displays the French tricolore as background. This is a reverence to the principles of the French Revolution which brought equal rights for all inhabitants, old and new ones.
The two-towered castle stands for the two former communes and takes up the motive of the old Avegno emblem. The broad gate symbolizes the geographical location of the two villages at the entrance to the Maggia valley (porta della valle).
The two letters A and G are self-evident.
The white-on-white elements of this emblem are heraldically incorrect and make it difficult to discern it from a distance. (source > page 12)

Avegno (until 19 April 2008)

[Flag of Avegno] image by Pascal Gross

Per fess azure and gules overall a tower with a banner argent surrounded with three doves volant two and one.
Željko Heimer, 12 January 2004


[Flag of Gordevio] image by Pascal Gross

Per bend gules two fleurs de lis argent and of the last a cross pattee per saltire azure and of the first and overall a bendlet of the third.
Željko Heimer, 15 January 2004