Last modified: 2023-11-11 by olivier touzeau
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Flag of Champdeniers - Image after a drawing by Thierry Gilabert, 28 January 2022
Champdeniers (1,753 inhabitants in 2020; 2,181 ha) is a commune of the Deux-Sèvres department.
On January 1, 1973, the commune of Saint-Denis merged with Champdeniers, which took the name of Champdeniers-Saint-Denis. On the same date, the commune of Champeaux entered into association with Champdeniers. On January 1, 2017, the associated municipality of Champeaux was merged into that of Champdeniers-Saint-Denis, renamed Champdeniers in 2018.
Olivier Touzeau, 28 January 2022
According to the French vexillologist Pascal Vagnat (source: emblemes.free.fr website), the flag of Champdeniers-Saint-Denis is of proportions 1:2. It is based on the coat of arms of the municipality. It was presented to the municipality by Claude-André Fougeyrollas, late president of the Société héraldique pictave and adopted by deliberation of the municipal council on June 15, 2003.
The coat of arms is blazoned: Party per bend, 1. Gules two fleshers Argent, 2. Ermine, overall a wavy bend Azure.
Olivier Touzeau, 26 January 2022