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Belen (Narino, Colombia)

Belén

Last modified: 2014-05-16 by zoltán horváth
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Overview

Belén is a municipality in the Nariño Department. It was founded in1885 as part of La Cruz, and became a municipality on 20 January 1956.
The flag of Belén is horizontally divided yellow over green. In the center there is a device ("cuero", leather). In one image there is only this device and in another there is also a coffee bean ("pepa de café") in its center.
Source: municipal web site
Dov Gutterman and Felipe Carrillo, 12 August 2008

Tannery and agriculture represents 70% and 15% of the village resources, respectively. The product labelled "natural leather" is manufactured exclusively in this part of Colombia.
Ivan Sache, 27 August 2008