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Corte de Peleas (Municipality, Extremadura, Spain)

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Flag of Corte de Peleas - Image by Ivan Sache, 14 March 2020

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Presentation of Corte de Peleas

The municipality of Corte de Peleas (1,222 inhabitants in 2019; 4,230 ha) is located 40 km south-east of Badajoz and 30 km west of Almendralejo.

Ivan Sache, 14 March 2020

Flag of Corte de Peleas

The flag and arms of Corte de Peleas, adopted on 12 November 1990 and 27 March 1992 by the Municipal Council and validated on 25 February and 31 March 1992 by the Assessing Council of Honors and Distinctions of the Government of Extremadura, are prescribed by an Order issued on 4 April 1992 by the Government of Extremadura and published on 16 April 1992 in the official gazette of Extremadura, No. 30, pp. 631-632 (text).
The symbols are described as follows:

Flag: Rectangular, in proportions 2:3. Composed of three horizontal stripes, the upper, white, the central, red, and the lower, green, in respective proportions 5:8, 1:8 and 1:4. The upper stripe charged with the municipal coat of arms.
Coat of arms: Per fess, 1a. Argent a Cross of Saint James gules, 1b. Or five fig leaves vert, 2. Argent a statue of St. Mary in Egypt surrounded by two cypresses proper. The shield surmounted by a Royal crown closed.

Ivan Sache, 14 March 2020