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Cachira (Norte de Santander, Colombia)


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image by Dov Gutterman, 8 August 2008

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Cáchira is a municipality in Norte de Santander Department. It was founded on 11 March 1811.
The flag of Cáchira is horizontally divided green over red and charged with yellow five-points star in its center.
Information in Spanish:
"El verde: Representa los campos, la naturaleza  y el paisaje  del municipio.
El Rojo: Hace honor a nuestros heroés y antepasados.
La Estrella amarilla: Representa la riqueza del municipio. "
Source: municipal web site.
Dov Gutterman and Felipe Carillo, 8 August 2008

Almost like the national flag of Burkina Faso - which is red above green instead.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 13  August 2008

Translated from municipal web site:
"Green represents the fields, the natural environment and the landscape of the municipality. Red honours our heroes and ancestors. The yellow star represents the resources of the municipality."
Ivan Sache, 15 August 2008