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Santiago de Arma de Rionegro (Antioquia, Colombia)

Last modified: 2002-07-20 by dov gutterman
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by Antonio Martins, 30 April 2000

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    Photo of Santiago de Arma de Rionegro flag (bi-color white over red) at: .On the photo some more flags (Colombia and Antioquia) .CoA with description of CoA and flag, at: .Santiago de Arma de Rionegro lies near Medellin in Antioquia province
    Jarig Bakker, 9 June 1999

    Here is translation from the site:

    "[It] was adopted by the agreement no. 043 of February 1974. The white stands for freedom, purity, independence. Red [stands] for valour, courage, strength, love for the fatherland and particularly the blood shed by the sons of the city in the independence wars. It is compulsory to raise it the 8th September, 11th November, 6th December (day of Love for Rionegro [sic]) and on the national holidays."
    Santiago Dotor , 1 September 1999

    The local flag, a simple white over red bicolor, suposedly based on the central element of the coat of arms (azure a lion rampant or ineschuteon of Castille and Leon). Santiago de Arma de Rionegro belongs to the Antioquia department; the municipality has 196 km2 and 90 000 inhabitants.
    Antonio Martins, 30 April 2000

    Flag at Website

    by Antonio Martins, 30 April 2000

    At , there is another flag for this municipality with flipped colours.
    Dirk Schonberger and Dov Gutterman, 15 July 2002

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