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Revenga de Campos (Municipality, Castilla y León, Spain)

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Flag of Revenga de Campos - Image by "Valdavia" (Wikimedia Commons), 13 January 2011

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Presentation of Revenga de Campos

The municipality of Revenga de Campos (156 inhabitants in 2009; 2,241 ha) is located 40 km from Palencia.
Revenga probably means "a wet place" rather than "a place of resettlement". Documents from the Cardeñas monastery dated 935/939 mention a place named Revendica. Revenga is located on the "French branch" of the Way of St. James.

Ivan Sache, 13 January 2011

Symbols of Revenga de Campos

The flag and arms of Revenga de Campos are prescribed by a Decree adopted on 10 March 2003 by the Municipal Council, signed by the Mayor on 20 March 2003 and published on 3 April 2003 in the official gazette of Castilla y León, No. 64, p. 5,006 (text).
The symbols are described as follows:

Flag: Rectangular flag with proportions 2:3, made of a green panel with a red stripe of 1/4 the flag's hoist, outlined in white and running from upper hoist to lower fly, charged with a white scallop placed near the hoist.
Coat of arms: Tierced per bend, 1. Gules a palm argent a sabre of the same per saltire, 2. Argent two scallops gules per bend, 3. Vert an ewe or [Crown not mentioned].

Ivan Sache, 13 January 2011