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Mahates (Bolivar, Colombia)

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Mahates is a municipality located in the Bolívar Department. It was founded on 17 April 1533 by Spanish conquistador Pedro de Heredia.
The flag of Mahates can be seen in a small image at the municipal web site.
Sources: municipal web site, wikipedia.
Dov Gutterman, 31 August 2008

Translated from municipal web site:
"The colours of the flag are white, representing peace and tranquillity in our municipality, green symbolizing agriculture and our soils' fertility, the cattle's head and the maize plant refelcting the main sources of income of the region."
This description has nearly nothing to do with the image shown on the municipal website!
Ivan Sache, 6 September 2008

Coat of Arms

image from municipal web site