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Villanueva (Bolivar, Colombia)

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image by Dov Gutterman, 1 September 2008

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Villanueva is a municipality located in the Bolívar Department. It was founded on 6 November 1770.
The flag of Villanueva is horizontally divided green-yellow and charged with yellow disc in its center, representing the sun..
Source: municipal web site.
Dov Gutterman, 1 September 2008

Translated from municipal web site:
"The flag was designed in 1985 by Luis Guillermo Correa Rios, whose patriotic spirit was awarded with the title of "adoptive son" of the municipality.
The flag is made of two stripes of equal height; the upper stripe is green, representing the flora embellishing the natural lanscape of the municipality, with a rising sun in the base; the lower stripe is yellow, representing the resources of our soil."
Ivan Sache, 23 September 2008

Coat of Arms

image from municipal web site