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Tinaco (Cojedes, Venezuela)

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by Eudhen Perdomo, 6 September 2002



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Overview

The Flag of Tinaco Municipality, located on Cojedes State, Venezuela.
Attributes and Semiology - It consists in a divided field with approximated ratio1:2 divided in three horizontal stripes with equal size: blue, white and red. The Municipality Coat of Arms at the canton completes the design. The blue stripe remembers the limpid Tinaquerian sky, indicator of clear and firm horizons in the progress ways for the integral development of the community. The white one alludes to the spiritual purity of the people of Tinaco, the neatness of the Tinaquerians in the performance of its daily work and the remarkable honesty that as honorable virtue distinguishes the sons and daughters of the Municipality as well as the deep feelings of peace which they lodge in his actions and thoughts. The red stripe recalls the blood spilled by the Tinaquerians in its persistence to maintain the sacred principles of freedom, independence, democracy and sovereignty in national and international  communities. Altogether, these three colors honored the image of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Chiquinquirá of Tinaco, Sacred Matron of the locality.
Historical Synthesis - It was created by means of Official Agreement the 3 of March of 1993.
Sources: Mr Eudhen Perdomo, Webmaster of the Site "Cojedes Virtual" <www.fortunecity.com/lavender/lumley/712/index2.htm>. The graphics were provided by Mr. Perdomo on September 6th., 2002.
Raul Jesus Orta Pardo, 10 September 2002


Coat of Arms


by Eudhen Perdomo, 6 September 2002

The Coat of Arms - It is a English shaped field divided per fess, the chief per pale. The dexter chief quarter presents the reproduction of the image of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Chiquinquirá according to establishes the corresponding tradition. The sinister chief quarter, in Gules (red) charges a silver parchment that loads the inscription SCIENCIARUM DOMINA (Dominion of the Science) in golden capital roman letters all supperposed to a Sword and a Lance in Sable (black) crossed in saltire. The base quarter in Sky Blue, loads a natural landscape in which predominates a mountainous area in Argent and Azur (blue) accompanied by clouds and landed on Vert (green). As ornaments, the Coat of Arms are inserted in a gold cartridge with an Azur pennant that bear like mottoes the following inscriptions in golden capital roman letters: TINACO, to the dexter; EDO. COJEDES., to the sinister and 1.680 - 1.752 - 1.781, under the base.
The image of Our Lady of the Rosary of the Chiquinquirá of Tinaco that enriches the first quarter, symbolizes the spiritual purity of Tinaco whose faith and hopes are inspired by the sacred principles of the catholic religion. The second quarter, in Gules for remember the Courage and the Valor of the inhabitants of the region, shows a parchment for symbolize the delivery of been born in Tinaco to the knowledge of science and its inclination towards the letters and culture in general; on the one hand and by the other the crossed sword and the lance represent the illustrious participation of Tinaquerians in the independence of South America and too that they stay in alert for combat anyone who pretends strangle the freedom of the defenseless peoples. The third quarter, in Sky Blue for symbolize the High Ideals, shows a savannah portion that remembers the Cojedenian "llano" (plane lands) and its prodigious fertility for Agriculture and Cattle; to the bottom, is raises the Tiramuto Hill, majestic geographic landmark of the locality, like determining expression of the strong will of Tinaco and its sons and daughters for conquer the economic, social and cultural progress of the region. The gold cartridge, officially described with its equivalent Italian word "cartiglio", recalls the light of the beautiful sun of Cojedenian plane land and its capricious forms. Pennant remembers the name of the Municipality, the Venezuelan state to which belongs and its more important ephemeris.
Sources: Mr Eudhen Perdomo, Webmaster of the Site "Cojedes Virtual" <www.fortunecity.com/lavender/lumley/712/index2.htm>. The graphics were provided by Mr. Perdomo on September 6th., 2002.
Raul Jesus Orta Pardo, 10 September 2002






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