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Cerritos, California (U.S)

Los Angeles County

Last modified: 2019-07-01 by rick wyatt
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[flag of Cerritos, California] image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 15 December 2007

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Description of the flag

Cerritos is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, and is one of several cities that constitute the Gateway Cities of southeast Los Angeles County. It was incorporated on April 24, 1956. According to the California Department of Finance, the population was 55,074 as of 2005. More about the city:,_California.

The city flag:
The City of Cerritos flag is composed of three main colors: deep blue, green and gold. The upper portion of the flag is deep blue and the lower quarter features a green curved horizontal border. It is accented with a gold star in the upper left corner, and the City of Cerritos logo is placed on the right side of the flag.

The blue represents the clear blue skies of Southern California's year-round mild climate. The green symbolizes Cerritos as a "Tree City" and depicts its healthy environment. The curved bar across the bottom of the flag reflects the beautiful landscape of the City, and represents the English translation of Cerritos, meaning "little hills." The star relates to the State of California flag and symbolizes Cerritos as a shining example of a great place to live. The gold City logo represents the established identity of the City.

The flag can be seen here: and:
Valentin Poposki, 11 December 2007


[City Seal] image located by Paul Bassinson, 6 May 2019