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Flag of the Province of Badajoz - Image by Jens Pattke, 24 January 2002
The Province of Badajoz (692,137 inhabitants in 2016; 217,660 ha, therefore the biggest Spanish province by its area) forms the southern part of Extremadura.
Ivan Sache, 2 November 2018
The flag of the Province of Badajoz (photo), labelled "unofficial" in Banderas y Escudos de las provincias de España [e9s92], published by the Ministry of Public Administrations, is blue with the provincial coat of arms.
According to Manual del Estado Español (text), the arms, adopted on 27 October 1868 by the Provincial Council, are "Azure a column argent with a scroll inscribed 'Plus Ultra' accosted by a lion rampant gules".
Jaume Ollé, Pascal Vagnat & Falko Schmidt, 24 January 2002