Last modified: 2004-04-03 by santiago dotor
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by Blas Delgado
Flag adopted 30 October 1997
Blue with a 'flaming', diagonal, white stripe from bottom hoist to top fly heraldically a pile wavy (flambant) issuing from dexter base showing three wave crests, occupying at its start 1/3 of the flag's height (both on the hoist and the bottom sides). On the canton the coat-of-arms of the marquises of Ciutadilla blazoned Argent two bars Azure i.e. white with two blue horizontal stripes which is part of the municipal coat-of-arms, as high as 1/3 of the flag's height and distant from top and hoist 1/9 of the flag's height. Ratio 2:3.
Colours from the coat-of-arms. The flaming stripe represents the flaming sword on the coat-of-arms of Ciutadilla, which stands for St. Michael. The coat-of-arms of the marquises of Ciutadilla is that of the Guimerà family. Flag adopted 30th October 1997. Source for image and text: Fluvià 2001.
Some additional information, extracted from this webpage of the Statistics Institute of Catalonia (Idescat):
Area (km2): 17.0
Population (2001): 220
Santiago Dotor, 21-22 November 2001
A light blue flag with a white wavy stripe tapering from bottom hoist to top fly. In the upper hoist, a white shield with two blue stripes (i.e. Argent two bars Azure). Shield and wavy stripe from the city arms, as they appear at the city website.
Santiago Dotor, 27 December 2002