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image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 19 April 2016
Flag of Montelíbano (Córdoba). The flag are green and light
Jairo Alonso Méndez Méndez, 31 March and 19 November 2004
The town of Montelibano was originally settled toward the end
of the 19th Cerntury by immigrants from what is now Lebanon but
was then part of the Ottoman Empire. Being Maronite Roman
Catholics, they felt that they would be able to lead more
rewarding and spiritually fulfilled lives in a Catholic country.
As many south American countries were actively seeking immigrants
at this time, largely but not excclusively from Europe, Colombia
could be counted in this number. The new immigrants, conscious of
their traditions, decided that the name of their new settlement
would always remind them of their roots; hence the named it
Montelibano, or 'Mount Lebanon.'
Ron Lahav, 31 March 2004
A new flag image created with exact 2:3 ratio (324 px wide instead of 325)
and standard color shades (RGB:204-204-204 instead of RGB:192-192-192 and RGB:0-153-0
instead of RGB:0-128-0).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 19 April 2016
image from <www.cordoba.gov.co>