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Bobadilla del Campo (Municipality, Castilla y León, Spain)

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Flag of Bobadilla del Campo - Image by Ivan Sache, 22 December 2010

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Presentation of Bobadilla del Campo

The municipality of Bobadilla del Campo (335 inhabitants in 2009; 3,301 ha) is located in the extreme north of Valladolid Province, on the border with Ávila Province, 60 km from Valladolid.
Bobadilla was mentioned for the first time in 1256, as Bovadiella, a parish depending of the abbey of Medina del Campo; in 1587, the village had 130 inhabitants. In 1785, Bobadilla belonged to the Tierra del Campo, originally granted in 1347 by King Alfonso XI to his chamberlain Diego Fernández de Medina, and then ruled by the Count of Grajal.

Ivan Sache, 22 December 2010

Symbols of Bobadilla del Campo

The flag and arms of Bobadilla del Campo are prescribed by a Decree adopted on 24 August 2004 by the Municipal Council, signed on 27 August 2004 by the Mayor, and published on 7 September 2004 in the official gazette of Castilla y León, No. 173, p. 12,820 (text).
The symbols are described as follows:

Flag: Rectangular flag in proportions 2:3, made of a white cross throughout centered, with a height of 1/5 of the flag's hoist, the rectangles in upper hoist and lower fly red, in lower hoist green and in upper fly blue.
Coat of arms: Per pale, 1. Argent a mount vert ensigned with a chapel gules masoned sable port and windows argent, 2. Argent three fesses wavy azure. The shield surmounted with a Royal crown closed.

Ivan Sache, 22 December 2010