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Tenerife (Magdalena, Colombia)

Last modified: 2011-12-30 by zoltán horváth
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image by Carlos Thompson, 10 November 2004



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Overview

Tenerife is a municipality in Magdalena department. It was founded on 20 January 1543 by Francisco Henriquez.
The flag of San Tenerife is the Cartagena State flag (1811-14) and the United Provinces on New Granada provisional flag (1814). Same flag is used today also by Barranquilla (Atlantico) and Cartagena de Indias (Bolivar) and probably other municipalities.
Source: municipal web site.
Dov Gutterman and Felipe Carillo, 4 August 2008