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Flag Description

Three horizontal bands of yellow (top, double width), blue, and red with the coat of arms superimposed at the center of the flag; the flag retains the three main colors of the banner of Gran Columbia, the South American republic that broke up in 1830; the yellow color represents sunshine, grain, and mineral wealth, blue the sky, sea, and rivers, and red the blood of patriots spilled in the struggle for freedom and justice

note: similar to the flag of Colombia, which is shorter and does not bear a coat of arms

Independence / Republic Days
Independence declared August 10, 1809
- from Spain May 24, 1822
- from Gran Colombia May 13, 1830
- Recognized by Spain February 16, 1830


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Geographic Coordinates
00°9'S 78°21'W

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