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Morelos, Mexico

Estado Libre y Soberano de Morelos / Free and Sovereign State of Morelos

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Note: Morelos has no official flag, but one in white charged with the coat of arms is broadly used:

Morelos unofficial white flag 4:7[Non-official proportions]
[Defacto flag]
[One or more variants under the same basic design]
by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, May 1, 2002.
See: Coat of arms on white background: unofficial flag

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Presentation of Morelos:

Reported by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, October 06, 2001.

Coat of arms

Morelos coat of arms
by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, October 06, 2001.

The coat of arms consists of a squarish samnitic (“french”) shield, azure, on a mound marron, a maize (corn) plant leved ver and fruited or, under a star of the same metal; between them a scroll argent reading "TIERRA Y LIBERTAD" ("Land and freedom"); bordure argent, lined and tressured sable, with the inscription "LA TIERRA VOLVERA A QUENES LA TRABAJAN CON SUS MANOS" ("The land shall return to those who work (on) it with their own hands"). António Martins, 22 Jun 1999