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Valdivia commune (Chile)

Last modified: 2006-09-30 by antónio martins
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Flag of Valdivia mun.
image by Vincent Morley, 20 Jan 1997
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About the flag

The flag is visible in a photograph on this webpage.
Rob Raeside, 14 Dec 2002

Coat of arms

Arms of Valdivia prov.
image by Sergio Arenas, 14 Dec 2002

On the this webpage (2002.02.09 speech by mayor Bernardo Berger Fett) it is said:

El año 1554 con la obtención de nuestro escudo de armas, cuando se describe ya un auténtico retrato de su proyecto de ciudad: «Un río y una ciudad de plata que esté asentada sobre el mismo río »dice« y encima de la torre de la misma ciudad una bandera blanca con una cruz roja», desde siempre la bandera de Valdivia.
Jaume Ollé, 22 Dec 2002

These arms are definetely those of the city (and not of the province), officially the arms of I. communalidad de Valdivia, as implied in the text and filename of
António Martins, 25 Apr 2004

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