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La Peaña Parish (El Oro, Ecuador)

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image by Ivan Sache, 08 January 2015

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The parish of La Peaña, located in Pasaje canton (El Oro province), was established by Agreement No. 518 of 30 November 1956.
Ivan Sache, 08 January 2015

The Flag

The flag of La Peaña is vertically divided green-red-yellow. The green stripe represents the fertility and agricultural  productivity of the soil. The parish grows several native trees, today  in hazard of extinction, and crops such as coffee, bananas and cocoa. The red stripe represents valiance, force, and courage. It also represents the sacrifice of people for the sake of progress, including, when needed, the offer of their life to protect their sacred interests. The yellow stripe means the splendour of the fields and the maturity of crops. It represents the historical heritage left by the previous
The process of adoption of the symbols of La Peaña was initiated on 19 June 2006 in a meeting attended by the Parish Council, representatives of the educational institutes, and of the boroughs, and various other officials of the parish. A commission was set up to supervize the creation of the symbols. After several meetings, the commission presented on 11 September 2006 the selected symbols, which were eventually adopted on 30 November 2006 by the Parish Council, during the solemn celebration of the 50th anniversary of the erection of the parish.
Ivan Sache, 08 January 2015