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Faro, Yukon Territory (Canada)

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[Faro, Yukon Territory] image by Eugene Ipavec, 26 January 2010

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The flag of the Town of Faro, Yukon, is white with town logo on it. The logo is semi-circle white and blue. It is surrounded by three blue lines, inside are presented a mountain - in blue, city skyline - in white, a truck - in blue, a worker or miner - in white and an Indian in canoe - in blue. Below that "TOWN OF FARO" - in blue. Information and image of the logo by Glenda Power, Finance Clerk/Receptionist, Town of Faro.

About the town:

Faro is a small town in the central Yukon, Canada, formerly the home of the largest open pit lead - zinc mine in the world as well as a significant producer of silver and other natural resource ventures. The mine was built by the Ralph M. Parsons Construction Company of the USA with General Enterprises Ltd. of Whitehorse being the main subcontractor. Currently (June 2007) the population is 400, considerably lower than its peak of over 2,100 in February 1982. Faro was named after the card game. - Source: Wikipedia: Faro, Yukon;.

Valentin Poposki, 14 September 2009