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image by Dov Gutterman, 30 July 2008
"Riosucio is a municipality in the Chocó Department. It
is located in the region of Urabá, on the Atrato River basin. It
borders Panama and the municipality of Unguía at its north,
Turbo, Mutatá (both in Antioquia), Juradó and Panama at the
east, and Carmen del Darien and Solano Bay at its south. The town
is inaccessible by roads and there is no airport, the river is
the main system of transportation and access.
The name "Riosucio" (in English "Dirty River") is due to the river of that same name that joins the Atrato River. The town was founded by the Spaniard Domingo Bailon."
Riosucio flag is horizontal green-Havana.
Sources: wikipedia, Municipal web site.
Felipe Carillo, Dov Gutterman, 30 July 2008
Habano (Havana) is a light color of tobacco, according to
Ivan Sache, 30 July 2008
It appears to be what I'd call "pale cigar brown",
which makes perfect sense. It's similar to ochre, but not nearly
yellow enough. The nearest "real" colour name I know of
to this is fallow,
but that's somewhat lighter normally and I doubt most people
would recognise it as a colour name anyway.
James Dignan, 1 August 2008
Fallow seems to be "color habano". It is, indeed, a
Nicolás Velásquez, 1 August 2008
Translated from municipal
web site:"[The flag] has two equal stripes each covering
half of the flag. In the upper part, a green stripe symbolizes
the great natural resources represented by the native forests
that cover the territory. In the lower part, a habano
stripe symbolizes the soil and its resources, especially
Ivan Sache, 5 August 2008
image from Municipal web site