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Puntarenas Province (Costa Rica)

Provincia de Puntarenas

Last modified: 2024-03-09 by rob raeside
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image by Jaume Ollé

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Puntarenas Province adopted a flag on 7 April 1994.
Jaume Ollé, 27 January 2001

Marco Fco. Soto Ramírez is the coauthor of the flag of Province Puntarenas, who also maintains an active blog.
Ivan Sache, 07 April 2013

Coat of Arms

image contributed by Fred Drews, 21 November 1999

Puntarenas: top left is three gold coins or scallops - represent wealth of resources; top right a key - Roman Catholic; bottom left an anchor - stability in a maritime context; ship - maybe discovery or trade.
Rob Raeside, 21 November 2000

The key in the coat of arms, represent the entrance of the Pacific coast of Costa Rica as well as in the coat of arms of province of Limón, the key represent the seaport entrance of the Caribbean coast of Costa Rica.
Alberto Alexander Thomas Brown, 20 June 1009