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Ricaurte Parish (Los Rios, Ecuador)

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image by Ivan Sache, 07 January 2015

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The parish of Ricaurte (20,672 inhabitants) is part of Urdaneta canton (Los Ríos province).
Ricaurte was first settled by Juan José Guerra, who established in 1882 the village of San Pedro de Catarama, part of the parish of Catarama, which had been established in 1875 by García Moreno within the Puebloviejo canton. Erected as a parish on 1 October 1898, San Pedro de Catarama was renamed Ricaurte.
Ivan Sache, 07 January 2015

The Flag

The flag of Ricaurte, adopted on 30 December 2001, is horizontally divided yellow-white-green. Yellow is a symbol of the fertility of the soil White is a symbol of peace. Green is a symbol of eternal hope.
Source: - Parish website
Ivan Sache, 07 January 2015