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Putumayo (Sucumbios, Ecuador)

Cantón de Putumayo

Last modified: 2021-08-26 by klaus-michael schneider
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image by Ivan Sache, 2 November 2008


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The canton was formed on 30 April 1969. On 1 March 2008, the Colombian army crossed the neighbouring border, entered the municipal territory of Putumayo, and kill there Raúl Reyes, one of the leaders of the FARC guerilla.
The flag is shown, graphically, on the top of the front page of the municipal website.
The flag is shown, graphically, on a PDF document available on the website of the Association of the Ecuadorian municipalities. The proportions of the flag on the document are closer to 1:2.
Falko Schmidt, 5 July 2007 and Ivan Sache, 2 November 2008