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Verzasca commune (Ticino canton, Switzerland)

Last modified: 2023-09-16 by martin karner
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[Flag of Verzasca] image located by Martin Karner

The logo-like emblem shows on a white background four elements: the blue waves of the Verzasca river, the well-known Ponte dei salti bridge in red, a black chamois and the green woody slopes forming a V.

The Verzasca commune was created on 18 October 2020 by the merger of Brione, Corippo, Frasco, Lavertezzo Valle, Sognono and Vogorno (see below).

Brione (Verzasca) (until 17 October 2020)

[Flag of Brione] image by Pascal Gross

Argent a lion rampant coward or holding in front paws a castle gules.
Željko Heimer, 11 June 2003

The arms are those of the family Gada, now extinct.
Pascal Gross, 10 June 2003

Corippo (until 17 October 2020)

[Flag of Corippo] image by Pascal Gross

Argent a chamois sable stantant on a coupeaux vert.
Željko Heimer, 14 June 2003

Frasco (until 17 October 2020)

[Flag of Frasco] image by Pascal Gross

Azure a winged fish flying in bend sinister.
Željko Heimer, 14 June 2003

The flying fish alludes to trout breeding and fishing, typical in the area.
Pascal Gross, 12 June 2003

Lavertezzo Valle (Fraction of Lavertezzo) (until 17 October 2020)

[Flag of Lavertezzo] image by Pascal Gross

Azure a pelican in her piety argent voulned gules.
Željko Heimer, 18 June 2003

The commune of Lavertezzo has taken over parts of the arms of the Bishop Aurelio Bacciardini, the pelican in her piety.
Pascal Gross, 16 June 2003

Sonogno (until 17 October 2020)

[Flag of Sonogno] image by Pascal Gross

Argent a chamois sable stantant and in base three mullets azure, two and one.
Željko Heimer, 21 June 2003

Vogorno (until 17 October 2020)

[Flag of Vogorno] image by Pascal Gross

Azure a Tau cross argent pattee couped between six mullets or four and two and in a chief argent a cross pattee couped gules.
Željko Heimer, 23 June 2003