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Municipality of Besalú (Garrotxa County, Girona Province, Catalonia, Spain)

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[Municipality of Besalú (Garrotxa County, Girona Province, Catalonia, Spain)] 2:3
by Blas Delgado
Flag adopted 31 May 1995

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Vertically divided into two, a red hoist showing a yellow patriarchal cross as high as 7/9 of the flag's height and a fly with nine vertical stripes yellow and red. Ratio 2:3.

The flag is thus a banner of the arms. The patriarchal cross is the municipality's traditional emblem, of unknown origin. The yellow-red stripes are the royal flag of Aragon. Flag adopted 31st May 1995. Source for image and text: Fluvià 2001.

Some additional information, extracted from this webpage of the Statistics Institute of Catalonia (Idescat):

Area (km2): 4.9
County: Garrotxa
Population (2001): 2,032

Santiago Dotor, 28 November 2001