Flag of Menorca

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The Flag of Menorca

The flag of Menorca was adopted on 14 November 1983, it is based on and similar to the flag of Majorca.[1] It is the predominantly red and yellow Catalan-Aragonese (Senyera) flag with the coat-of-arms of Menorca.[2][3]

During the British colonial period which ended in 1802, the British Union Flag was used.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Història de les banderes amb morat i castell (Catalan) "El 1983 es va provar l'Estatut d'autonomia, que estableix com a oficial de la comunitat la bandera proposada per la "comissió d'experts", però esmenant la posició del castell, que passava d'estar tombat sobre una franja morada a estar dret sobre un quarter morat. Després, el Consell Insular de Mallorca va rescatar la bandera esmenada i la utilitza com a bandera de Mallorca."
  2. ^ Robert Bovington Spanish Impressions 2009 Page 269 "The flag of Menorca is predominantly red and yellow. It ought to be green, blue and white because these are the first images one gets when visiting the island - a tranquil green and pleasant land, a radiant blue sky and dazzling white houses ..."
  3. ^ Western Europe 2016-2017 Wayne C. Thompson - 2016 1475829051 p379 MENORCA ... National Flag: Three horizontal stripes of red, yellow, and red, with the center yellow stripe twice as wide as the red