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Catano (Puerto Rico)

Cataño

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by Phil Nelson, 28 January 2000



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Overview

This city of 35,369 inhabitants was founded in 1927. The flag uses the colours and stripes ("franjas") of the CoA. The white replaces the silver from the shield. The green represents the colour of the coconut tree. palm leaves surrounding the shield of Cataño. Visually speaking, this is used to distinguish our flag from the Greek and Uruguayan ones. The flag of Cataño was officially adopted by a resolution of the Honorable Municipal Assembly of Cataño in an ordinary session under the presidence of Hon. Alcalde Don José Alvarez Brunet on September 5, 1974.
Thanh-Tâm Le', 12 January 1999

The top flag is based upon pueblos-de-puertorico.com site (defunct). Almost the same flag can be found at Lexjuris site.Cataño is west of San Juan.
Jarig Bakker, 28 January 2000

Cataño - Its flag reproduces the colors and stripes of its shield. It has the same nine horizont