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Orsières commune (Valais/Wallis canton, Switzerland)

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[Flag of Orsières] image by Pascal Gross

Argent, a Bear rampant Sable langued, armed and viriled Gules.
Željko Heimer, 14 March 2000

[The emblem is canting with the bear (Latin: ursus, French: ours). In 972 the place is called Pons Ursarii, in 990 it is mentioned as Ursiores.]