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Limon Province (Costa Rica)


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by Jaume Olle'

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Limon Province adopted a flag Limon (first hoisted 21 July 1992). Curiosely the governor of Limon (Mm. Florita Wing Ching Sandi) answered my request since she was a member of the jury that selected the design. Before that, two other designs were in use,  but they were unofficials.
Jaume Olle', 27 January 2001

Limon used unofficially two different flags before the adoption of the official one, according comunication from Florita Wing Ching Sandi, alcaldesa Municipal de Limon, dated 24 August 1998. Mrs Wing Ching was, before to be alcaldesa, member of the jury that selected the official provincial flag. Provincial fllag was first hoisted 21 July 1992.
Jaume Olle', 15 June 2003

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by Fred Drews, 21 November 1999

Limon: a sailing ship represents a maritime province, the key is a connection to the Roman Catholic church (see the Vatican flag, for example), and the tree would be a local crop - could it be banana?  The wreath is laurel (peace) and coffee.
Rob Raeside, 21 November 2000