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by Thanh-Tâm Le, 12 Febuary 2000
This city of 12,658 inhabitants was founded in 1771 or 1772.
The flag of our town was approved by the Municipal Assembly on
September 28, 1973. The central white stripe stands for the urban
zone. The nine surrounding stars [there are 11 on the image of
site!!!] represent the nine [rural] boroughs of the
municipality. The red and orange colors symbolize the vigour and
vitality of the town. The yellow represents Christianity. The
green is vegetation and hope for progress of the municipality.
Finally, the white represents purity and unity between the
boroughs and the urban zone.
Thanh-Tâm Le, 12 January 1999
Rinco'n is near Punta Higu¨ero in the west coast.
Santiago Dotor, 12 January 1999
The flag at
pueblos-de-puertorico.com (defunct), differs from the one sent by
Thanh-Tâm Le: The top right bar is yellow instead of
red and there are nine stars surrounding one big star, as there
should be according to Thanh-Tâm Le following lexjuris site
. Rincón is in northwest Puerto Rico; it was founded 27 July
Jarig Bakker, 4 Febuary 2000
The upper stripe of Rincón is orange, although it looks like
red (this flag should have nine stars and not eleven, as noted by
Mr. Le. The flag of Moca, which is
almost identical, is the one with eleven stars.)
Blas Delgado, 6 Febuary 2000
from pueblos-de-puertorico.com site (defunct)