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Mercaderes (Cauca, Colombia)

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image by Dov Gutterman, 10 August 2008

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The municipality of Mercaderes is in Cauca Department. It was founded on 24 December 1535.
The flag of Mercaderes is horizontally divided yellow-white-green.
Source: Municipal website
Dov Gutterman and Felipe Carillo, 10 August 2008

Translated from Municipal website:
"Yellow represents richness; the main economical activity of the municipality, corn, is the source of the nickname "Corn Capital of Colombia".
White symbolizes peace and harmony of the villagers.
Green represents the mountains, "mecestas" and the green valleys of Mercaderes Cauca."
Ivan Sache, 17 August 2008

Coat of Arms

image from Municipal website