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Puentedura (Municipality, Castilla y León, Spain)

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Flag of Puentedura - Image by "Asqueladd" (Wikimedia Commons), 1 March 2015

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Presentation of Puentedura

The municipality of Puentedura (134 inhabitants in 2014; 1,639 ha) is located in the south of the Province of Burgos, 15 km of Lerma and 40 km of Burgos.

Ivan Sache, 1 March 2015

Symbols of Puentedura

The flag and arms of Puentedura are prescribed by a Decree adopted on 29 April 2014 by the Municipal Council, signed on t19 August 2014 by the Mayor, and published on 29 August 2014 in the official gazette of Castilla y León, No. 166, pp. 60,334-60,335 (text).
The symbols are described as follows:

Flag:White flag with a red St. George's cross, whose arm's height is 20% of the flag's height. In the center is placed the municipal coat of arms, whose height is the half of the flag's height.
Symbolism: On the flag is represented the coat of arms in the center of St. George's flag, red with a white cross.
Coat of arms: Azure (blue) St. George slaying the dragon. The shield surmounted with a Spanish Royal crown.
Symbolism: 1) The effigy of St. George represents the place by its patron saint. 2) The colour azure of the field represents river Arlanza that waters the municipality.

Ivan Sache, 1 March 2015