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Monteria (Cordoba, Colombia)

Montería

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Flag according to report (see below)
by Ivan Sache, 16 April 2004


Flag according to <alcaldiademonteria.tripod.com>
by Ivan Sache, 16 April 2004



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Overview

Here is a flag I spotted while I was in Montería, the capital of Córdoba department. I believe it to be the city flag, but I have not been able to confirm it. The proportions are 2:3 - I guess almost a standard in Colombian vexillology. The design is based on the national colors. The image above has bright colors, but the flags I spotted (about 10) were all pretty used up, so it was hard to tell what the proper shades were.
Jaime Vengoechea, 4 Febuary 2003

According to <alcaldiademonteria.tripod.com> the flag is different. The quarters are red-white/white blue and the star is smaller. Info from the site: La bandera está dividida en cuatro partes por rayas que se cruzan en el centro.
El rectángulo superior derecho de color rojo escarlata es símbolo de vida y pujanza, heroísmo, fuego, actividad. El rectángulo inferior izquierdo, de color azul pastel, es símbolo del cielo y del espacio ilímite. Los dos rectángulos blancos son símbolos de paz.
La estrella de cinco puntas es símbolo del destino promisorio. Su color dorado es una alusión a la cultura aurífera del fabuloso Zenú.
Diseñada por Mario Arbeláez Ceballos.
Adoptada por decreto No.076 de Junio 9 de 1960 de la Alcaldía Municipal de Montería.
Fuente: Córdoba: Escudos, Banderas, Himnos, Logosímbolos. Albio Martínez Simanca. Fincor. Montería. 1986
Dov Gutterman
, 15 april 2004


Coat of Arms


from <alcaldiademonteria.tripod.com>, located by Dov Gutterman, 15 april 2004


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