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Puerto Santander (Norte de Santander, Colombia)

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image by Dov Gutterman, 9 August 2008

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Puerto Santander is a municipality (since 1 April 1994) in Norte de Santander Department. It is part of the rural zone of Metropolitan Area of Cúcuta and it is located north of Cúcuta, completely surrounded by the municipality of Cúcuta and the border with Venezuela.
The flag of Puerto Santander is horizontally divided white-green-blue.
Sources: wikipedia, municipal web site.
Dov Gutterman and Felipe Carillo, 8 August 2008

Translated from municipal web site:
"The flag of Puerto Santander is divided in three horizontal stripes of equal height; the upper stripe is green, meaning hope, our fields and grasslands; the middle stripe is white, meaning the purity of our villagers; the lower stripe is blue, identified as the resources provided by the rivers that water the municipality.
The flag was selected in a contest and subsequently officialized by Municipal Decree."
Ivan Sache, 15 August 2008