Last modified: 2004-04-29 by santiago dotor
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by Blas Delgado
Flag adopted 18 February 1991
White with a green bundle of rush bound with a yellow cord, as high as 7/9 of the flag's height. Ratio 2:3.
The flag is a banner of the arms (blazoned Argent, a bundle of rush Vert, tied Or). The bundle of rush (joncs) is canting. Flag adopted 18th February 1991. Source for image and text: Fluvià 2001.
La Jonquera is the main frontier post linking Spain with France in the eastern Pyrenees. Some additional information, extracted from this webpage of the Statistics Institute of Catalonia (Idescat):
Area (km2): 56.9
County: Alt Empordà
Population (2001): 2,636
Santiago Dotor, 17 December 2001