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Abejorral (Antioquia, Colombia)

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image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 05 February 2016


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Overview

Based on image at <www.gobant.gov.co>.
Dirk Schonberger, 13 July 2002

The source for the flag image is a page section of an official Antioquia Department website, now 404, back then at http://www.gobant.gov.co/gobierno/narinoabejorral.htm#ABEJORRAL.
It's still archived and there is a flag image (the only flag-related info).
It is a 1:2 "czech-style" flag with a red square angle hoist triangle on a yellow over green equal horizontal diband. New image created with anti-aliasing, corrected triangle, and standard green.
"Abejorral" can be interpreted as Spanish for "place of bumblebees", but no reference to it in the flag design.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 05 February 2016

As Antonio correctly states, Abejorral is derived from a "place of bumblebees" and even though no reference is made on the flag, it is made on the coat of arms which has several bees in it. It was presented by Presbyter Julio César Jaramillo on April 18, 1961. As for the flag, it was a request made by the local Sociedad de Mejoras Públicas (SMP, Society of Public Works).
For additional information go to:
Abejorral (official website)
Esteban Rivera, 06 February 2016


Imaginary Proposal


image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 07 February 2016

If the flag was designed by me, it would have this flag.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 07 February 2016