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3:5 image by Dirk Schönberger, 28 October 2002
Blazon: Or a cotton plant eradicated fructed proper.
Željko Heimer, 1 November 2002
Citta Cospicua: Bormla: City that lies between Senglea and Il-Birgu. The title
was given after the Great Siege. The title Cottonera refers to the three cities
of Birgu Bormla and Senglea encirceld by the Margerita Lines or otherwise also
called the Cottonera Lines built by the Grandmasters Nicolo and Rafel Cottoner.
Christopher Vella, 15 May 2004
A yellow flag with a green cotton plant.
Santiago Dotor, 9 February 2006
The flag of Bormla appropriately nicknamed Cottonera, shows the arms of Grand
Rafael Cotoner (1660-1663) and Nicolas Cotoner (1683-1680),
"Or a cotton plant Vert fructed Argent":
Santiago Dotor, 16 March 2006