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Sutatenza (Boyaca, Colombia)

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image by Dov Gutterman and Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 8 October 2009

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Sutatenza is a municipality in the Colombian Department of Boyacá, part of the the subregion of the Eastern Boyacá Province. It was founded on 22 October 1783.
The flag of Sutatenza is horizontally divided white-yellow-green. It was adopted by decree 007 of 4 October 1983.
Source: municipal web site
Dov Gutterman, 13 September 2008

Translated from municipal web site:
"The flag was approved by the Municipal Council by Decree No 007 on 4 October 1983. The flag of Sutatenza is made of three horizontal stripes of equal size:
- Upper stripe: White, symbol of peace and freedom;
- Median stripe: Yellow, symbol of the richness of education;
- Lower stripe: Green, symbol of hope in a better future and use of the natural resources, especially for agriculture."
On the photographs taken during the oath taking by the Mayor (January 2008), the flag (or, at least, the flag shown on the stand together with the Colombian national flag) seems to be horizontally divided white-green.
Ivan Sache, 26 September 2008

Coat of Arms

image from municipal web site