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Quibdo (Choco, Colombia)


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Quibdó is the capital of Choco Department. From the Coat of Arms and headline colors at <>, its flag is green over red.
Dov Gutterman, 26 October 2004

The Coat of Arms gave an impression that the flag is green over red. However it is green-red-coffee (2:1:1) as seen at <>.
Dov Gutterman, 5 November 2004

Translated from that site: Green (1/2) stands for the tropical forest that surounds the municipality and the ecological wealth that makes it a lung for mankind. Red (1/4) means the blood spilled by our ancestors in the liberty fight. Brown (1/4) is a tribute to Quindo's patron saint, St Francis of Asis [I could guess that it is the color of the custom of the Franciscan order].
Carlos Thompson, 6 November 2004

Brown is the colour of the habit worn by the monk's of the Order of St Francis of Assisi..
Chris Southworth, 7 November 2004

Coat of Arms

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