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by Guillermo T. Aveledo, 18 April 2003
The Flag - Attributes and Semiology: Cangrejo (Crab) Island is
located at the entrance of Orinoco River and is a part of Delta
Amacuro State on the Orient of Venezuela. Its flag consists of a
field with extra-official an approximate ratio 1:2 or two squares
of length divided on two horizontal stripes: blue (superior) and
green (inferior) completing the design a white triangle near the
hoist. The white triangle alludes to the Purity of the Warao
Ethnic Group: predominant inhabitants of the island. The blue
stripe represent the sky and the green one remembers the
magnificent vegetation of the region.
Historical Synthesis: It was created by Mr. Peter Ponce, inhabitant of Cangrejo Island.
Sources: Material provided by Mr. Peter Ponce, Webmaster of <www.geocities.com/cangrejo_isla>.
Until the moment of the redaction of this data Cangrejo Island have not a representative emblem.
Raul Orta, 30 April 2004