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Capira (West Panama, Panama)

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The District of Capira (45,255 inhabitants in 2016, 5,181 in the town of Capira; 97,700 ha) is located central-western Panamá.
Ivan Sache, 3 June 2019


The flag of Capira is prescribed by Agreement No. 13, adopted on 12 September 2013 by the Municipal Council and published on 26 May 2014 in the Panamá official gazette, No. 27,542-A.

The flag is described in the Agreement’s Preamble:
The flag of the District of Capira, featuring the district’s colors, green and yellow, is a quadrilateral of transverse shape, yellow on top, green on bottom; in the center, the silhouette of the district’s coat of arms, in the background the district’s most representative sign, Cerro Trinidad (Trinity Hill) with a radiating sun that supports 13 stars symbolizing the 13 corregimientos [Capira, Caimito, Campana, Cermeño, Cirí de Los Sotos, Cirí Grande, El Cacao, La Trinidad, Las Ollas Arriba, Lídice, Villa Carmen, Villa Rosario, and Santa Rosa] composing the district, between two branches of laurel, symbol of the triumph aspired by the inhabitants, in the flag’s background the motto granted to the inhabitants, in letters or, "CAPIRA TIERRA DE LA GENTE BUENA" [Capira, Land of Good People]. The designer of the flag is Pr. Carlos Manuel Hidalgo Aparicio, with advice and recommendation by Master Iván Ulises Sauri.
Ivan Sache, 3 June 2019

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