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Gonzalez (Cesar, Colombia)


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image by Dov Gutterman, 16 August 2008

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González is a municipality in Cesar Department. It was founded on 6 May 1570 by the González family.
The flag of González is horizontally divided. The upper stripe is diagonally divided (upper hoist to mid fly) white-blue (wikipedia shows inverted colors) and the bottom stripe is green.
Source: municipal web site
Dov Gutterman, 16 August 2008

Translated from municipal web site:
"Blue symbolizes the skies and the water resources of the municipality, represented by several sources and watering places, such as La Loma, Burbuja, Las Animas, Culebrita, Andrea, El Oso, Cundina and Bujuriama.
White symbolizes peace prevailing in the municipality. It is also, allegorically, a symbol of the religiosity of the villagers and their different faiths and devotions to God.
Green symbolizes the eastern cordillera, the crops and the flora rich in deiverse shribs and plants.
The dimensions of the flag are those prescribed for flags:
- Inside houses: Length, 1.80 m; height, 1.20 m;
- Inside enclosed areas (indoors): Length, 1.35 m; height, 1.10 m;
- Inside open spaces (outdoors): Length, 2.50 m; height, 2.00 m."
Ivan Sache, 2 September 2008

Flag at Wikipedia

image by Dov Gutterman, 16 August 2008

Coat of Arms

image from municipal web site