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Guadalajara de Buga (Valle, Colombia)

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image by Jorge Candeias , 26 June 1999

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Flag and Coat of Arms of Guadalajara de Buga or Ciudad de Buga at <>. You can see also Collegio San Pablo flag at <>.
Jarig Bakker , 11 June 1999

Here is the translation from this site:

"According to historians, the Buga flag is the same that flew at the Alto Palacé [= High Palacé] Battle, carried by José María Cabal. The flag on which the armies of Nariño swore on July 20th 1813, at the start of the southern campaign, was made up of three horizontal stripes coloured: gold yellow, standing for the richness of our soil; green, showing the fertility of our land; and bottom red, symbolizing the patriotism and the blood shed by the leading sons of Guadalajara de Buga for independence. The Buga flag is the same as that of the 1812 Cartagena state, rapped in which Atanasio Girardot died in the Bárbula Summit."
Santiago Dotor , 1 September 1999

The flag of Guadalajara de Buga. This one, according to a picture found by Jarig is a plain horizontal tricolour of yellow, green, red. Interestingly this one also suggests proportions close to 1:2
Jorge Candeias , 26 June 1999

Coat of Arms

image by Luis Carrillo, 16 May 2002