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Araucanía region (Chile)

Región IX de La Araucanía

Last modified: 2018-10-25 by randy young
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[Regió Araucanía flag]
image by António Martins-Tuválkin and Mello Luchtenberg, 19 May 2016
TYPE: Regional government flag
USAGE: [-S-/---]
RATIO: 2:3
ADOPTED:


Provincial flags of Araucanía Region
Click on the links below to see the list of communes and flags within each province.

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About the flag

This photo [http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Regional_flags_of_Chile_in_the_National_Congress.jpg] shows a display of all 13 regional flags in use in 2008, at the very official setting of the National Congress of Chile building. The 4th from the right is the flag of La Araucanía región IX (in English, Araucania), and it is white, not the also reported horizontal tricolor of blue, white, and red, although using the same CoA.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 16 May 2016

I overlooked that it also shows a single trailing "A," set in black serifless capitals, at the end of a line of text in black letters, under the emblem. From it, I conjecture that it reads "REGIÓN DE LA AURACANÍA."
António Martins-Tuválkin, 19 May 2016

Proposal for a new flag

[Araurania proposal]
image by Sergio Arenas, 26 July 2006
TYPE: proposed Regional government flag
USAGE: presumably[-S-/---]
RATIO: 3:5
FIS: 2006
This flag appears in a Chilean government website with regard to the creation of a new flag for this region, to replace the existing one. It is a proposal.
Sergio Arenas, 26 July 2006

Incorrectly reported flag

[Incorrect Regió Araucania flag]
image by Mello Luchtenberg, 4 July 2003

The Araucania regional flag is tierced in fess (horizontal tricolor) of blue, white, red, charged overall by the regional coat of arms.
Alex Garofolo, 25 January 2016