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Benson Rural Municipality, Saskatchewan (Canada)

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Benson RM image located by Valentin Poposki, 10 July 2011

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Rural Municipality of Benson confirmed that it has a flag, but has no image, picture or documentation to send me.
Valentin Poposki, 25 March 2010

"Benson No. 35 (2006 Population 434 ) is a rural municipality in south-east Saskatchewan, Canada encompassing 836.39 square kilometers in area. The rural municipality has within its boundaries the communities of Benson and Bryant, Saskatchewan. The rural municipality maintains offices in the community of Benson. The rural municipality in conjunction with the provincial government is in charge of maintenance of highways in its area. As well, the municipality provides policing, fire protection and municipal governance for the rural district, with a reeve as its administrator. The rural municipality was established on December 13, 1909. Agriculture plays an important role in the rural municipality with 207,200 acres (95%) of land in under cultivation. There are also 300 oil wells in the municipality." - from Wikipedia:,_Saskatchewan

Following the celebration of its centennial in 2009, the RM of Benson No.35 adopted a flag which is vertically divided in three fields - the first field consists of 7 vertical stripes (4 orange and 3 white), the central blue field contains the RM emblem encircled by the words ""R. M. of Benson / No. 35", and the third field is plain orange:, click on a photo for larger view.
Valentin Poposki, 10 July 2011