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Comptroller of Bogotá (Colombia)

Contraloría de Bogotá

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The flag of the Contraloría de Bogotá (Comptroller of Bogotá), on Caracol tv news. The flag is a horizontal background with the logo ( in the middle as seen here (first flag from left to right): (source:

"The Contraloría de Bogotá D.C. was established by Acuerdo (English: Agreement) 23 of September 1929 by the Concejo Municipal (English: Municipality (City) Council) of Bogotá, as "Contraloría Municipal de Bogotá" (Municipali Comptroller of Bogota) and changed its name in 1955 to "Contraloría de Bogotá Distrito Especial" (English: Comprtroller of Botoa Special District), then "Contraloría de Santa Fe de Bogotá" (English: Comptroller of Santa Fe de Bogota) and then finally its current name, "Contraloría de Bogotá, Distrito Capital" (English: Comptroller of Bogota, Capital District). It is in charge of fiscal management of the city."


The flag ( was first established by Resolución Reglamentaria (English: Regulatory Resolution) 017 of June 13, 2014 and its description is as stated in Article 2: The flag of the Contraloría de Bogotá D.C., is composed by a white background, representing transparency in the exercise of the Fiscal Control and fight against corruption, having a yellow and red (fimbriated alternatively, representing the colors of Bogotá), regarding the territorial scope of the entity, which is Bogotá Distrito Capital" (translated from original). In Article 3 it mentions the following: The material and the measurements of the flag of the Contraloría de Bogotá shall abide by the following characteristics: Flag for use indoors: 1.35 cm (long) and 10cm (wide) and an additional 10 cm (wide) fold for grommets on its pole. It shall be tailored in satin. Flag for use outdoors: 2.40 cm (long) by 1.50 cm (tall). It shall be tailored in waterproof fabric. In the middle, the logosymbol of the Contraloría de Bogotá D.C. is located, adopted by Resolution No. 22 of June 11, 2002. (translated from original)". The logosymbol was established by Resolución Reglamentaria (English: Regulatory Resolution) No. 022 of June 11, 2002.

Its institutional (corporate) identity manual ( derogated the above Regulation regarding the flag, and the was incorporated in Article 4 of its Manual de identidad institucional (English: instituctional identity manual), established by Resolución Reglamentaria (English: Regulatory Resolution) 028, of October 22, 2014 and it contains the construction sheet for its brand (logo) (, its symbol (, logotype (and font) (, corporate colors (, incorrect depictions ( among other regulations. It was published on the Registro Distrital (English: District's Registry) 5459 of October 27, 2014.

For additional information go to Contraloría Bogotá (official website):
Esteban Rivera, 12 May 2017