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Putumayo Department (Colombia)

Departamento de Putumayo

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Flag of PUTUMAYO image by Blas Delgado Ortiz , 28 May 2000

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According to Black stripe stands for petroleum ("black gold"), main wealth of Putumayo. White is for calm nature of Putumayense people. Green is for forests that cover 4/5 of area. At, the order of colors is reversed.
Ivan Sarajcic, 7 February 2007

Putumayo Department website it shows two versions of the flag: a plain flag as reported and a flag charged with the coat of arms.
The description doesn't mention the coat of arms.
Dov Gutterman, 6 August 2009

Coat of Arms

Flag of PUTUMAYO image from departmental website

Governor's Sash

The Governor's Sash of the Department of Putumayo is seen here: (source: It is the same flag with the coat of arms in the middle.

For additional information go to Putumayo (official website):
Esteban Rivera, 13 August 2018