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photo by Elisabet Ollé
Matagalpa flag - Yellow mean that Matagalpa is a Catholic city. The balls in the shield are the first ten houses in the city. In the center of the shield, there is a "telar" where the indigenous people manmufactured their clothes. The inscription below the shield is "La Perla del Septentrión".
Blue is for the colors of Nicaragua's national flag
Green is for the Matagalpa mountains
White mean peace. In the white stripe, there is the silouette of the departament and within it the "maiz" and "cafe", its main products.
Source: Elisabet Ollé personal trip and photo, Information provided by Mss. Rosa.
Jaume Ollé, 5 April 2008