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San Martín region (Peru)

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San Martín regional flag
image by Zoltan Horvath, 06 August 2015


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Description of the flag

I received already infos from Peru: 12 departamental flags (including San Martín), 3 regional flags, and many district flags. Unfortunately these infos will be available in my bulletin [frp] only in 2001 (next millenium), including Peruvian regions, departments and provinces.
Jaume Ollé, 01 Dec 1999

On line, in al local official document, it says:

diseño de la bandera de la Región San Martín

meaning «design of the flag of the San Martín region», which suggests that there is a regional flag in San Martín.
António Martins, 22 Mar 2006

Peruvian region San Martín adopted a (new) flag on 30 July 2015. édgar Pérez Vásquez was designer of the flag and it was a winner of flag contest to select the regional flag.
Upper part of the flag is celeste blue charged with regional coat of arms. Lower part are horizontally divided by wavy stripes, they are orange and green. Orange stripe has two white fimbriations, as a narrower (upper) and a wider (lower) stripe.

Meaning of each colors are:
green: sustainable development and geography of department.
orange: youth of all ages and passion.
celeste: social responsibility.
white: lights of peace and hope.
stripes: dynamism and freedom.
location of coat of arms: at the top like the sun, shining from San Martin identity.

Sources: http://www.diariovoces.com.pe/41111/critican-bandera-ganadora-concurso-regional-traves-redes-sociales
http://diarioahora.pe/portal/noticias-san-martin/21-locales/39928-piden-cambiar-color-naranja-de-la-bandera-de-san-martin
Zoltan Horvath, 06 August 2015


Provinces

  • Bellavista
  • El Dorado
  • Huallaga
  • Lamas
  • Mariscal Cáceres
  • Moyobamba
  • Picota
  • Rioja
  • San Martín
  • Tocache