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Municipality of Arona (Tenerife Island, Santa Cruz de Tenerife Province, Canary Islands, Spain)

Last modified: 2010-03-20 by eugene ipavec
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[Municipality of Arona (Tenerife Island, Santa Cruz de Tenerife Province, Canary Islands, Spain)]
image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Apr 2007
[Municipality of Arona (Tenerife Island, Santa Cruz de Tenerife Province, Canary Islands, Spain)]
image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Mar 2010
 
 



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Description

According to Heraldica Institucional de Canarias, the new flag of Arona is a horizontal red over green over blue tricolour. The flag is used since perhaps 1992 (BOC xx/01/1992).

Sources and Credits

Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Apr 2007

Flag adopted in 1998.

Source: "El Día," 03 Aug 2008

Ivan Sache, 07 Aug 2008

I spotted a horizontal red over green over blue tricolour with the coat of arms in the middle of the green stripe in the port area of Los Christianos, which belongs to the municipality of Arona, on 11 February 2010.

Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Mar 2010


Vertical Version

[Municipality of Arona (Tenerife Island, Santa Cruz de Tenerife Province, Canary Islands, Spain)]
image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Mar 2010

I spotted a vertical (ratio 3:1) version of this flag in the port area of Los Christianos on 11 February 2010.

Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Mar 2010


Former Flag

[Municipality of Arona (Tenerife Island, Santa Cruz de Tenerife Province, Canary Islands, Spain)]
image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Apr 2007

The former flag was plain white with the coat of arms in its centre.

Sources and Credits

Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Apr 2007


Coat of Arms

[Municipality of Arona (Tenerife Island, Santa Cruz de Tenerife Province, Canary Islands, Spain)]
image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Apr 2007

The coat of arms of the Municipality of Arona is a shield is divided per pale. The right side shows a golden (yellow) crozier with two silver (white) ribbons in a red field. The left side shows a tree with green leaves in a golden (yellow) field. The shield is topped by a crown.

The coat of arms was established by order of Consejería de Presidencia del Gobierno de Canarias on 25 November 1986, published in BOC on 28 November 1986.

Sources: Sources and Credits, Simbolos De Canarias website by José Manuel Erbez, own photo taken in the Military Museum of Santa Cruz de Tenerife on 30 Jan 2007

Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Apr 2007 and 21 Mar 2008

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