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Armuña de Almanzora (Municipality, Andalusia, Spain)

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Flag of Armuña de Almanzora - Image from the Símbolos de Almería website, 9 May 2014

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Presentation of Armuña de Almanzora

The municipality of Armuña de Almanzora (338 inhabitants in 2013; 800 ha; municipal website) is located in the valley of river Almanzora, 90 km north of Almería.

Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 October 2012

Symbols of Armuña de Almanzora

The flag and arms of Armuña de Almanzora, adopted on 26 June 1992 by the Municipal Council and revised on 25 March 1994, as suggested on 12 November 1993 by the Royal Academy of History, are prescribed by Decree No. 324, adopted on 28 September 1994 by the Government of Andalusia, and published on 26 November 1994 in the official gazette of Andalusia, No. 190, pp. 13,208-13,209 (text). This was confirmed by a Decree adopted on 30 November 2004 by the Government of Andalusia and published on 20 December 2004 in the official gazette of Andalusia, No. 246, pp. 28,986-29,002 (text).
The symbols are described as follows:

Flag: Rectangular flag in proportions 1:2, horiztonally divided into three stripes, the central white in height twice the others, the outer blue. In the middle of the flag is placed a green disk charged with four white olive flowers.
Coat of arms: Per pale, 1. Azure a town on an island over waves, 2. Vert five olive flowers argent. The shield surmounted by a Royal Spanish crown.

The shield represents the town located on a hill surrounded by river Almanzora, which forms a kind of island during great floods. The olive flower represents the abundant production of olive oil.
[Símbolos de las Entidades Locales de Andalucía. Almería (PDF file)]

Klaus-Michael Schneider & Ivan Sache, 23 October 2012