Last modified: 2004-05-08 by santiago dotor
Keywords: meranges | tree: pine (black) | branch: pine (black) | pine cone (black) |
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by Blas Delgado
Flag adopted 2 April 1990
Horizontally striped flag yellow-green-white. A centred black pine branch with three pine cones as high and wide as 2/3 and 1/3 of the flag's height and width, respectively. Ratio 2:3.
Colours from the arms. The green stripe represents the triple mount or coupeaux on the arms, which stands for Mt Pedrós; the white stripe represents the Duran river and the black pine branch and cones represent the black pinetree, the most common species in the municipality. Flag adopted 2nd April 1990. Source for image and text: Fluvià 2001.
One of the less populated Catalan municipalities with an officially adopted flag. Meranges lies on the Pyrenees, bordering with France. Some additional information, extracted from this webpage of the Statistics Institute of Catalonia (Idescat):
Area (km2): 37.3
Population (2001): 79
Santiago Dotor, 27 December 2001