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Pastaza Province (Ecuador)

Provincia de Pastaza

Last modified: 2021-08-26 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Flag of Pastaza] image by Jaume Olle, 8 September 1996

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Pastaza is a province in central eastern area of Ecuador in Amazonica region. The capital is Puyo.
Željko Heimer, 15 July 1996

The Flag

Flag and Coat of Arms could be seen at
Jarig Bakker, 26 January 2001

The symbols of Pastaza are prescribed in Order No. 12, adopted on 6 October 2003 by the Province Council. The Preamble of the Order says that the provincial symbols were originally created on 23 March 1971 and reformed on 13 February 1996.
The 2003 Order is another reform, caused by the modification of the demarcation of the border with Peru resulting from the peace treaty, to be reflected in the coat of arms.

Article 6.
The flag of Pastaza province, whose shape is an horizontal rectangle, is divided in four quarters of equal size. The two opposed and alternated of green color and the other yellow, which represents the soil fertility and Pastaza's resources in gold and water.
Province website
Ivan Sache, 18 September 2018

Previously Reported Flag

Previously reported wrong flag
image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 12 September 2017

Redraw of the yellow over green horizontal 1:2 flag version to replace Željko's pre-standard, 21-year old (!) image.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 12 September 2017

Coat of Arms

image from, located by Jarig Bakker, 26 January 2001