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Paez (Boyaca, Colombia)


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image by Dov Gutterman, 13 September 2008

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Páez is a municipality in the Colombian Department of Boyacá, part of the the subregion of the Lengupá Province. It became a municipality by ordinance No. 38 of 30 November 1962.
The flag of Páez is horizontally divided red-white-red.
Source: municipal web site.
Dov Gutterman, 13 September 2008

Translated from municipal web site:
"The flag of Páez is made of three stripes, whose proportions and distribution are proportional to their significant contributions to unity and equity in our people.
White, in the second stripe, means the purity of our spirit and is the symbol of peace that we want to preserve and transfer to our sons.
The red stripes bordering the central stripe represent the blood in our veins, transferred by our courageous ancestors, example of social and politic organization, clever and valuable.
The two red stripes shelter the white stripe, as thr sum of the intrinsic values of our people and a courageous search for peace."
Ivan Sache, 27 September 2008

Coat of Arms

image from municipal web site