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Querétaro de Arteaga, Mexico

Last modified: 2003-01-03 by juan manuel gabino villascán
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Note: Querétaro de Arteaga has no official flag, but one in white charged with the coat of arms is broadly used:

[Querétaro de Arteaga unofficial white flag 4:7[Non-official proportions]
[Defacto flag]
[One or more variants under the same basic design]
by António Mártins, September 01, 1999.
See: Coat of arms of white bakground: unofficial flags

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Presentation of Qerétaro de Arteaga:

Official name: Estado Libre y Soberano de Querétaro / Free and Sovereign State of Querétaro
Short-form names: Estado de Querétaro / State of Querétaro; Querétaro.
Location: State located in Center-south of Mexico. Between the 21º40' and 20º01' Lat. North, and 99º03' and 100º36' Long. South. It limits the Mexican States of Guanajuato (W and NW), San Luis Potosí (N), Hidalgo (E), México (SE), and Michoacán de Ocampo (SW).
Area: 11,978 km2
Municipalities: 18
Population: 1,404,306 inhabitants
Capital: Santiago de Querétaro, Querétaro (Pop.: 641,386)
Statehood: October 3, 1824
Arms adopted: Unknown date

Reported by Juan Manuel Gabino Villascán, October 06, 2001.

State coat of arms

Samnitic shield, divided per pale and the II per fess: azure semee of stars argent, a sun or, half setting (but disc is 100% visible) and with human features, under a cruxifix proper, in chief dexter and sinister, two larger six (?) pointed stars argent; a horseman with coat and flag gules, riding a horse argent on a mound vert against a sky azure semee of stars argent; a tree and some grass proper also against a sky azure semee of stars argent. Partitions and edgewith golden frames, shield on a golden cartouche, all over two crossed mexican flags (no emblem); crest the national emblem (current form, but no wreath); compartment a trophy of cannons and swords; wreath of nopal, like in the national emblem.
António Martins, 01 Sep 1999