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Garabito (Puntarenas, Costa Rica)

Canton de Garabito

Last modified: 2020-04-19 by rob raeside
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Garabito Canton (22,143 inhabitants, 31,631 ha) is made of the two districts of Jacó and Tárcoles. Garabito Canton was established by Law No. 6,512 of 25 September 1980, as the 11th canton of Puntarenas Province. Tárcoles district was established by Decree No. 431 of 30 November 1988. The canton was named for the old colonial Garabito Province, itself named for a famous local cacique, whose name means "The Best".
Source: Cantonal website
Ivan Sache, 23 July 2013

The Flag

I got some update of flags and coat of arms from the provinces, cantons and districts of Costa Rica, on facebook I open a page that contains the flags and coat of arms under "Mapas, banderas de cantones y distritos de Costa Rica" the name of the file is the name of the canton.
Flag of Garabito:
The flag is the one at the left side (light blue, yellow and green)
Alberto Alexander Thomas Brown, 27 April 2011

The flag of Garabito is horizontally divided light blue-light yellow-dark green.
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Ivan Sache, 23 July 2013

Coat of Arms

image contributed by Fred Drews, 29 March 2006