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Léon (Traditional province, Brittany, France)

Bro Leon

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[Leon]by Michel Bolloré

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Presentation of Léon

Léon is located in the north-west of Brittany. It is an ancient Bishopric and County. Its historical capital city is Saint-Pol-de-Léon (Kastell-Paol ), its largest city is Brest (200,000 inhabitants).

Michel Bolloré, 29 December 1999

Description of the flag

The flag of Léon is a banner of arms: a black lion without claws, tongue and teeth on a yellow field. The canting arms of Léon dates from 1276. Leon means lion in Breton.

The flag wsa designed by Yoran Delacour (1996) and approved by the Breton Vexillological Society.

Michel Bolloré, 29 December 1999

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