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Cubillo del Campo (Municipality, Castilla y León, Spain)

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Flag of Cubillo del Campo - Image by , 17 February 2014

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Presentation of Cubillo del Campo

The municipality of Cubillo del Campo (99 inhabitants in 2014; 1,406 ha; municipal website) is located in the south of the Province of Burgos, 25 km of Burgos.

Cubillo del Campo was established in the 10th-11th century in the terra de nadie, the deserted buffer zone that then separated the Christian and Moorish states. The limestone quarries of Cubillo supplied most of the stones used to erect the Romanesque San Quirce abbey (12th century), the Burgos cathedral (13th century) and other monuments of the town, such as the Santa María Arch and the Casa del Cordón.
On 19 August 2007, a 60 m-long sword was inaugurated in Cubillo; this is the longest representation of Tizona, one of the swords owned by El Cid Campeador.

Ivan Sache, 17 February 2015

Symbols of Cubillo del Campo

The flag of Cubillo del Campo (photos, Town Hall) is white with the municipal coat of arms in the middle.

The coat of arms of Cubillo del Campo (image), approved in 28 January 2001 by the Municipal Council, is prescribed by a Decree adopted on 27 March 2001 by the Municipal Council, signed on 29 May 2001 by the Mayor, and published on 12 June 2001 in the official gazette of Castilla y León, No. 113, p. 9,071 (text).
The coat of arms is described as follows:

Coat of arms: Per fess, 1. The arms of Castile in chief two six- pointed stars or, 1. Argent a tree vert on a base of the same surrounded by a half-sheep argent issuant from dexter and a half-cow sable issuant from sinister. The shield surmounted with a Royal crown closed.

Ivan Sache, 17 February 2015