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Campana District (Buenos Aires Province, Argentina)

Partido de Campana

Last modified: 2020-07-26 by francisco gregoric
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[Flag of Campana]
image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 Jul 2005
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About the district

Campana is located a few kilometers north-west of Buenos Aires, the capital city of Argentina.
Ivan Sache, 30 Jun 2005

The Partido de Campana is located at 75 Km of the City of Buenos Aires, capital of Argentina. This district is 955 Km˛ and it has 83,698 inhabitants in the last census (2001). Its main economical activity is industry.

The name Campana recalls Francisco Alvarez Campana a land owner of this area during colonial times. The district was legally created in 1885.
Francisco Gregoric, 10 Apr 2008


Description of the flag

According to the electronic newspaper "El Sol", 29 June 2005, the new flag of the City of Campana, based on a proposal by Deputy Estela Giroldi, will be unveiled on 6 July for the 120th anniversary of the foundation of the city.
Ivan Sache, 30 Jun 2005

The flag of Campana was inaugurated on 6 July 2005 during the celebration of the 120th anniversary of the establishment of the municipality. The flag was designed by Victoria Breglia and Julieta Bustos, from 9th "C" class of EGB No. 30.

The flag is horizontally divided celeste blue-light gray-green, the stripes being separated by a thin red line symbolizing autonomy. In the middle of the flag is placed an emblem. Blue is a reference to the national flag, while green recalls the natural resources.The emblem is divided in four quarters, the first, blue and yellow [bendy], representing the Costa family, the second with the Zárate bridge, the third, back and yellow [gyronny], representing the Campbell family, and the fourth, blue with a yellow fleur-de-lis, representing St. Florentina, the town's patron saint, and also shown on the arms of the Costa family. The shield is framed by a gear wheel symbolizing the industrial development of the town.
Ivan Sache, 12 Aug 2013

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