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Municipality of La Masó (Alt Camp County, Tarragona Province, Catalonia, Spain)

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[Municipality of La Masó (Alt Camp County, Tarragona Province, Catalonia, Spain)] 2:3
by Blas Delgado
Flag adopted 26 April 2000



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Description

White flag with a formy red cross throughout, its arms as wide as 1/6 of the flag's height, endings as wide as 3/10 of the flag's height, on the canton a black two-towered castle with white gate and windows, as high and long as 5/18 and 5/27 of the flag's height and length, respectively. Ratio 2:3.

The flag is almost a banner of the arms (blazoned Argent a cross formy Gules over all a castle with two towers Sable gate and windows pierced). The cross is that of the Templar knights, former lords of the village, and the two-towered castle (in Catalan heraldry a domus or house) is the Templars' house in the municipality and is also canting (house = mesó). Flag adopted 26th April 2000. Source for image and text: Fluvià 2001. The image in this source does not follow strictly the dimensions of the official description.

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

Area (km2): 3.6
County: Alt Camp
Population (2001): 280

Santiago Dotor, 17 December 2001

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