Last modified: 2008-09-13 by dov gutterman
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image by Dov Gutterman, 2 August 2008
Sabanalarga (Spanish for Large Plains) is a municipality in
the Atlantico Department, Colombia. Founded in in 1620 by Lucas
Dionisio Tesillo y Diego and Marceliano de Jesús Almanza.
Founded on 16 November 1619 and became a municipality in 1680.
The flag of Sabanalarga is horizontal with the upper stripe divided equally in white and green and the bottom stripe is yellow.
Sources: wikipedia, municipal web site.
Dov Gutterman and Felipe Carillo, 2 August 2008
Translated from municipal
web site: "The flag of Sabanalarga is made of three
colours, green, white and yellow, which symbolize the richness of
its lands and the fertility of the savanna."
Ivan Sache, 9 August 2008
image from municipal web site