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Pajan Canton (Manabi, Ecuador)

Cantón Paján

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image by Pascal Gross, 23 June 2000

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The canton was formed on 6 November 1951.
The flag and the coat of arms are shown as drawings on a PDF document available on the website of the Association of Ecuadorian Municipalities.
Ivan Sache, 17 October 2008

The municipality of Paján (37,073 inhabitants in 2010; 10,882 ha) forms the south-eastern corner of Manabí province. The municipality is made of the urban parishes of Paján and of the rural parishes of Guale, Campozano, Cascol and Lascano.
Ivan Sache, 14 July 2018

The Flag

The flag of Paján is horizontally divided celestial blue-white-celestial blue-white-celestial blue with a row of five red stars in the central blue stripe.
Celestial blue represents the heavens that cover the village and the whole country.
White means the purity and nobleness of the inhabitants.
The stars represent the five parishes composing the municipality.
Source: Official website
Ivan Sache, 14 July 2018

Flag in the Coat of Arms

image by Jens Pattke and Falko Schmidt, 3 July 2007

Coat of Arms

image from (defunct), located by Pascal Gross, 23 June 2000