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City of Bormla (Malta)

Città Cospicua, Cospiosa

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[City of Bormla (Malta)] 3:5 image by Dirk Schönberger, 28 October 2002



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Blazon: Or a cotton plant eradicated fructed proper.
Željko Heimer
, 1 November 2002

Citta Cospicua: Bormla: City that lies between Senglea and Il-Birgu. The title was given after the Great Siege. The title Cottonera refers to the three cities of Birgu Bormla and Senglea encirceld by the Margerita Lines or otherwise also called the Cottonera Lines built by the Grandmasters Nicolo and Rafel Cottoner.
Christopher Vella, 15 May 2004

A yellow flag with a green cotton plant.
Santiago Dotor
, 9 February 2006

The flag of Bormla appropriately nicknamed Cottonera, shows the arms of Grand Masters Rafael Cotoner (1660-1663) and Nicolas Cotoner (1683-1680), "Or a cotton plant Vert fructed Argent": http://www.smom-za.org/smom/grandmasters/60.htm and http://www.smom-za.org/smom/grandmasters/61.htm.
Santiago Dotor, 16 March 2006