Bestellen Sie Ihre Fahnen / Flaggen im Flaggen-Shop bei fahnenversand.de


Diese Website beschäftigt sich mit der Wissenschaft der Vexillologie (Flaggenkunde).
Alle auf dieser Website dargebotenen Abbildungen dienen ausschließlich der Informationsvermittlung im Sinne der Flaggenkunde.
Der Hoster dieser Seite distanziert sich ausdrücklich von jedweden hierauf u.U. dargestellten Symbolen verfassungsfeindlicher Organisationen.

This is a mirror of a page that is part of © FOTW Flags Of The World website.
Anything above the previous line isnt part of the Flags of the World Website and was added by the hoster of this mirror.

Jerez de la Frontera (Municipality, Andalusia, Spain): Submunicipal entities

Last modified: 2017-01-29 by ivan sache
Keywords: la barca de la florida | estella del marqués | guadalcacín | nueva jarilla | el torno | torrecera |
Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors



See also:


La Barca de la Florida

[Flag]

Flag of La Barca de la Florida - Image from the Símbolos de Cádiz website, 13 January 2017

The submunicipality of La Barca de la Florida (4,216 inhabitants in 2013) was established in 1948, 20 km east( of Jerez, by the Instituto Nacional de Colonización, as part of the Guadalcacín irrigated area. The status of submunicipalmity was granted by a Decree adopted on 22 March 1957 by the Spanish Government and published on 3 April 1957 in the Spanish official gazette, No. 98, p. 29 (text).
The request of separation of La Barca de la Florida, La Guareña, El Chaparrito and the related scattered dwellings from Jerez de la Frontera to form the new municipality of La Barca de la Florida was tabled on 16 July 2002. The request was turned down by Decree No. 296, adopted on 11 December 2007 by the Government of Andalusia and published on 3 January 2008 in the official gazette of Andalusia, No. 2, pp. 70-72 (text).
The separation process was reactivated on 26 September 2014 by the Municipal Council of Jzrez de la Frontera.
[Reporteros Jerez, 28 September 2014]

The flag of La Barca de la Florida (photo, photo) is horizontally divided green-white-blue with a yellow triangle placed along the hoist and the municipal coat of arms in the center of the white stripe.
The coat of arms is "Per fess, 1. Or a boat with oars of the same the hull fessy vert argent and azure filled gules cantonned by four cotton bolls proper, 2. Vert a three-arched bridge sable in modern styl over waves argent and azure. A bordure compony Castile and León. The shield surmounted by a Royal -crown closed."

The lower part of the shield includes a realistic representation of the town's landmark, the blue iron bridge crossing river Guadalete. The bridge was established earlier than the town, on the place where the river was crossed by the boat [barca] that makes the arms canting. The boat mostly served an estate called La Florida, therefore the name of the new colony.
[La Voz Digital, 2 January 2008]

The process of adoption of the municipal symbols was declared null and void by a Resolution adopted on 5 October 1999 by the Directorate General of the Local Administration and published on 7 December 1999 in the official gazette of Andalusia, No. 142 (text).
The process was initiated on 3 April 1996 by the Village Council. The proposed symbols were rejected on 2 April 1998 by the Royal Academy of Córdoba; the Academy stated that the proposals were not compliant with Decree No. 14 of 30 January 1995 and that the provided documentation was insufficient. Informed on 20 April 1998 of the rejection, the Village Council failed to submit a new proposal in due time (five months).
[Símbolos de Cádiz]

Ivan Sache, 13 January 2017


Estella del Marqués

[Flag]

Flag of Estella del Marqués - Image from the Símbolos de Cádiz website, 7 May 2014

The submunicipal entity of Estella del Marqués (1,486 inhabitants in 2006) is located 6 km north-east of Jerez.

The flag and arms of Estella del Marqués are prescribed by Decree No. 292, adopted on 1 September 2003 by the Government of Andalusia and published on 30 October 2003 in the official gazette of Andalusia, No. 209, p. 22,637 (text). The original proposed symbols, published on 14 February 2002 in the official gazette of Andalusia, No. 19, were rejected on 23 May 2002 by the Royal Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts of Córdoba. The recommendations of the Academy were accepted on 1 September 2003 by the Municipal Council. The Government's approval 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 in proportions 10:15, made of a five vertical stripes arranged as follows: at hoist, a first, red stripe of 4/15 in length; in the center, a second, silver stripe of 1/15 in length; a third, green stripe, of 5/15 in length, and a fourth, silver stripe of 1/15 in length; at fly, a fifth, red stripe of 4/15 in length. In the center is placed the local coat of arms.
Coat of arms: Spanish shield. Or three trees vert per fess on a hill-shaped base gules ensigned by a seven-pointed stars argent in base argent two waves azure. The shield surmounted by a Royal crown closed.

The meaning of the symbols is detailed in the Preamble of the Decree, after the data provided in the supporting memoir, as follows:

The flag is a chromatic composition based on the tinctures of the coat of arms.
The meaning of the coat of arms is based on the orography, historical past, dependency on Jerez and collective status. The field or is a symbol of richness and prosperity. The three trees vert represent the fertility of the soil and also alludes to the three woods that exist in the place. The hill-shaped base recalls the orography of the territory; gules is a symbol of the labour of the first colonists to crop the land. The star argent is a symbol of peace, simplicity, purity and generosity; its seven points represent the seven nuclei, Estella del Marqués being on of them, established within the irrigation plan of Jerez de la Frontera. The dependency of Jerez is recalled by the waves azure on the field argent, being the arms granted by Alfonso X the Wise to Jerez.

Ivan Sache, 4 May 2014


Guadalcacín

[Flag]

Flag of Guadalcacín - Image from the Símbolos de Cádiz website, 7 May 2014

The submunicipal entity of Guadalcacín (5,275 inhabitants in 2013) is located 5 km north-east of Jerez, soon to form a urban continuum with the main town. THe village was established in 1910 as a consequence of the creation of an irrigated area. The name of the place is derived from the Arab word wadi-al-qazzazin, "a silk river".

The flag and arms of Guadalcacín are prescribed by Decree No. 194, adopted on 2 July 2002 by the Government of Andalusia and published on 25 July 2002 in the official gazette of Andalusia, No. 87, pp. 14,145-14,146 (text). The original proposed symbols, published on 9 June 2001 in the official gazette of Andalusia, No. 66, were rejected on 22 November 2001 by the Royal Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts of Córdoba. The recommendations of the Academy were accepted on 25 April 2002 by the Municipal Council. The Government's approval 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 panel in proportions 1:1.5, with two differentiated chromatic areas. The area closer to the hoist, with proportions 1:3, white, the area most distant, in proportions 2:3, green. On the dividing line, its geometrical axis fitting the closest third to the hoist, the municipal coat of arms.
Coat of arms: Per bend, 1. Waves azure and argent, 2. Or a branch of cotton. The shield surmounted by a Royal crown closed.

The meaning of the symbols is detailed in the Preamble of the Decree, after the data provided in the supporting memoir, as follows:

The flag used the colours most prominent in the Andalusian vexillology, white and green, the latter representing the farmer's culture and land cultivation.
As for the flag, the recent history of Guadalcacín does not offer examples of an older coat of arms. The waves argent and azure are the most relevant elements of the arms of Jerez. Cotton is the most prosperous crop in the town, once representing 50% of the irrigated area. Or is a symbol of the luminosity of the southern lands.

Ivan Sache & Klaus-Michael Schenider, 4 May 2014


Nueva Jarilla

[Flag]

Flag of Nueva Jarilla - Image from the Símbolos de Cádiz website, 7 May 2014

The submunicipal entity of Nueva Jarilla (1,368 inhabitants in 2009) is located 15 km north-east of Jerez.

The flag and arms of Nueva Jarilla are prescribed by Decree No. 125, adopted on 6 May 2003 by the Government of Andalusia and published on 30 May 2003 in the official gazette of Andalusia, No. 102, pp. 11,641-11,642 (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 in proportions 2:3; made of a green diagonal stripe centered on the rectangle's diagonal (from the lower hoist to the upper hoist corner), in width 6/10 of the rectangle's width, two white stripes bordering the green stripe, parallel to the aforementioned diagonal, in width 1/10 of the flag's total width. The triangle in upper hoist, red, the triangle in lower hoist, blue. On the green stripe is placed the local coat of arms, the center of the cart's wheel matching the geographical center of the flag.
Coat of arms: Argent two cows counterpassant gules belled sable illuminated or all over a five-rayed cart's wheel sable surrounded by two wheat spikes vert in base azure two fesses wavy argent. The shield surmounted by a Royal crown closed.

The meaning of the symbols is detailed in the Preamble of the Decree, after the data provided in the supporting memoir, as follows:

The colours of the flag represent the values identifying the men and women of the submunicipal entity of Nueva Jarilla. Red is a symbol of force and work; white is a symbol of peace and simplicity; green is a symbol of hope and fecundity; blue is a symbol of nobleness.
The design of the coat of arms reflects the dedication, resources and skills of the early colonists. In the first quarter, argent is a symbol of peace, simplicity and respect, the characteristic values of the inhabitants of the village. The cows gules are a symbol of discipline and force used to extract the resources of the land. The bells sable represent eagerness to work. The illumination or represents prosperity provided by work. The cart's wheel sable recalls the proportional share originally established by the administration: one cart for every five families. The spikes vert represent the aspiration of the colonists, who, by their work, created a new organization of life and a new community. The tinctures of the second quarter, azure and argent, reflect the dependency of the submunicipal entity to the municipality of Jerez de la Frontera.

Ivan Sache, 7 May 2014


San Isidro del Guadalete

[Flag]

Flag of San Isidro del Guadalete - Image from the Símbolos de Cádiz website, 7 May 2014

The submunicipal entity of San Isidro del Guadalete (598 inhabitants in 2006) is located 15 km south-east of Jerez.

The flag and arms of San Isidro del Guadalete are prescribed by Decree No. 254, adopted on 9 September 2003 by the Government of Andalusia and published on 24 September 2003 in the official gazette of Andalusia, No. 184, pp. 20,313-20,314 (text). The original proposed symbols, published on 23 November 2000 in the official gazette of Andalusia, No. 135, were approved by the Royal Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts of Córdoba, which suggested minor modifications, accepted on 10 December 2002 by the Municipal Council. The Government's approval 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 panel, of dimensions 150 cm in length on 100 cm in width, vertically divided into three equal parts, purple at hoist, white in the middle with the municipal coat of arms, and green at fly.
Coat of arms: Spanish shield. Per pale, 1. Argent five fesses wavy azure, 2. Vert a two-handled Roman amphora or. A bordure gules, in width 1/6 of the shield's width, inscribed "TAUR" in letter or in chief. The shield surmounted by a Royal Spanish crown closed.

The meaning of the symbols is detailed in the Preamble of the Decree, after the data provided in the supporting memoir, as follows:

Purple is the colour of the banner of the town of Cádiz, while white and green are derived from the coat of arms (as argent and vert, respectively). Purple is a symbol of power, force, dignity and justice; white is a symbol of peace, purity, truth and innocence; green is a symbol of fecundity, fertility, hope, liberty, truth and growing grass, representing the idiosyncrasy of the inhabitants of the village, mostly dedicated to farmwork.
The first quarter of the shield represents the arms granted by Alfonso X the Wise to Jerez. The second quarter is vert to symbolize hope and the fertility of the soil, charged with an artificial figure representing a Roman amphora found in the archeological sites of the place. The amphora or, a symbol of prosperity of the area since the antiquity, was probably used to ship wine from the Jerez vineyards. The writing "TAUR" reads Titti Aurelii, probably the owner of the vineyard or of the pottery workshop, engraved on the amphorae.

Ivan Sache, 7 May 2014


El Torno

[Flag]

Flag of El Torno - Image from the Símbolos de Cádiz website, 7 May 2014

The submunicipal entity of El Torno (1,226 inhabitants in 2006) is located 20 km east of Jerez.

The flag and arms of El Torno, adopted on 28 December 2011 by the Municipal Council and submitted on 30 December 2011 to the Directorate General of the Local Administration, are prescribed by a Decree adopted on 23 January 2012 by the Directorate General of the Local Administration and published on 7 February 2012 in the official gazette of Andalusia, No. 25, p. 14 (text).
The symbols are described as follows:

Flag: Panel in proportions 2:3, blue with the white facade of a red-roofec Andalusian farm [cortijo], placed over a yellow wavy stripe.
Coat of arms: Azure six fesses wavy or in chief the facade of a farm argent roofed gules. The shield surmounted by a Royal crown closed.

The flag is derived from the coat of arms. The farm represents the El Torno estate around which the village developed. The waves recall the coat of arms of Jerez and river Guadalete that crosses the place.
[Símbolos de Cádiz]

Klaus-Michael Schneider & Ivan Sache, 7 May 2014


Torrecera

[Flag]

Flag of Torrecera - Image from the Símbolos de Cádiz website, 13 January 2017

The submunicipality of Torrecera (1,254 inhabitants in 2013) was established 20 km east of Jerez, by the Instituto Nacional de Colonización, as part of the Guadalcacín irrigated area. The status of submunicipality was granted by a Decree adopted on 19 March 1957 by the Spanish Government and published on 3 April 1957 in the Spanish official gazette, No. 78, p. 1,735 (text).

A cylindric (10.2 cm x 20 cm) stone idol, found in 1995 by three students in Torrecera, is shown in the Jerez Archeological Museum. Featuring a schematized face with hair and two eyes, the idol is dated to 2500 BC. It was recently interpreted as a symbolic manifestation of ideological and religious character, related to the mergence of an elite and of social hierarchization.
[Jerez Archeological Museum]

The ruins of the castle of Torrecera, built around 1200, dominates the village. The fortress watched the fertile plain of Guadalete and the road to Jerez. It was part of a defensive line made of castles each built every 10 km on a rocky spur easy to defend. Communication by signals from place to place allowed swift call for help of the garrisons stationed in the remote towns of Jerez and Arcos de la Frontera. After the Christian reconquest of the area, King Alfonso X increased the Torrecera fortress, a a main outpost defending Jerez.
The ruins were registered as an Historical Monument by a Decree adopted on 22 April 1949.
[La Voz Digital]

The flag of Torrecera (photo) is horizontally divided blue-red-green (1:2:1) by white wavy stripes and charged in the center with the tower form the coat of arms. Neither the flag nor the arms appear to have been officially adopted.
The coat of arms is "Gules a tower or masoned sable port and windows azure on waves argent and azure a chief vert a plough or and a parchment of the same. The shield surmounted by a Royal crown closed."

Red is a symbol of work. The tower [torre] represents the old fortress of Torrecera. the waves represent river Guadalete.
Green represents the fertility of the soil and hope. The parchment and the plough represent the origin of the municipality. Or is a symbol of wealth.
[Símbolos de Cádiz]

Ivan Sache, 13 January 2017


 
Anything below the following line isnt part of the Flags of the World Website and was added by the hoster of this mirror.

Bei fahnenversand.de erhalten Sie eine Vielzahl an günstigen Flaggen, Pins und Aufnähern, zum Beispiel:
Fahne Sierra Leone
 (150 x 90 cm) Flagge Flaggen Fahne Fahnen kaufen bestellen Shop Fahne Mecklenburg mit Ochsenkopf
(150 x 90 cm) Flagge Flaggen Fahne Fahnen kaufen bestellen Shop Fahne Finnland
(250 x 150 cm) Flagge Flaggen Fahne Fahnen kaufen bestellen Shop Aufnäher Flagge Steiermark
 (8,5 x 5,5 cm) Flagge Flaggen Fahne Fahnen kaufen bestellen Shop Tisch-Flagge Dominikanische Republik Flagge Flaggen Fahne Fahnen kaufen bestellen Shop