Last modified: 2007-06-09 by antónio martins
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Potosí’s flag is based on a pennant of the Vicunas, a factional
group in the 16th century in the war between the Spanish and Basques.
Jaume Ollé, 02 Nov 1996
The flag of Potosí shows in some sources to be a “scandinavian
quarterly”, i.e., with the vertical division off centered to the
hoist. Is this so?
António Martins, 07 Sep 1999
No scandinavian quarterly: the effect in the image is due to be a waved
flag. The flag is divised in four equal rectangular parts.
Jaume Ollé, 12 Sep 1999
flag webstore offers a Potosi flag which is clearly offset to the
right. Too bad the edge (and hoist) are not visible
image, not clearer).
António Martins, 22 Jun 2006
Is the design of the flag based on the central eschuteon of the
department’s coat of arms, although the quartering is inverted?
António Martins, 19 Nov 1999
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