Last modified: 2004-09-24 by santiago dotor
Keywords: vilamalla | cross: saltire (yellow) | saltire (yellow) | wheels: 2 (yellow) | keys: 2 (crossed) |
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by Blas Delgado
Flag adopted 29 June 1990
Red flag with a yellow saltire as wide as 1/6 of the flag's height, on the top two keys as long as 2/9 of the flag's height crossed in saltire, a yellow one bendwise over a white one bendwise sinister, and two yellow wheels of diameter 1/6 of the flag's height, one on the hoist the other on the fly.
The flag is a banner of the arms (blazoned Gules, a saltire Or, dexter and sinister a wheel Or, on the chief two keys in saltire Or and Argent). The saltire is the cross of St. Vincent, the local patron saint. The keys and wheels represent the jurisdiction of the monastery of Sant Pere de Rodes (St. Peter of Rhodes). Flag adopted 29th June 1990. Source for image and text: Fluvià 2001.
Some additional information, extracted from this webpage of the Statistics Institute of Catalonia (Idescat):
Area (km2): 8.8
County: Alt Empordà
Population (2001): 880
Santiago Dotor, 15 January 2002