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Risco (Municipality, Extremadura, Spain)

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Flag of Risco - Image by Ivan Sache, 16 March 2020

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Presentation of Risco

The municipality of Risco (140 inhabitants in 2019; 3,950 ha) is located 200 km east of Badajoz and 60 km south of Herrera del Duque.

Ivan Sache, 16 March 2020

Flag of Risco

The flag and arms of Risco, adopted on 16 May 1994 by the Municipal Council and validated on 7 July and 8 November 1994 by the Assessing Council of Honors and Distinctions of the Government of Extremadura, are prescribed by an Order issued on 15 November 1994 by the Government of Extremadura and published on 26 November 1994 in the official gazette of Extremadura, No. 135, p. 4,609 (text).
The symbols are described as follows:

Flag: Rectangular, in proportions 2:3, composed of three vertical stripes, the central white and twice wider, the other red. Charged in the center with the municipal coat of arms.
Coat of arms: Per fess, 1. Gules rocks argent surmounted by a tower or, 2. Argent a bend sable orled by a chain or with eight links. The shield surmounted by a Royal crown closed.

Ivan Sache, 16 March 2020