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Jinotega (Jinotega, Nicaragua)

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image by Olivier Touzeau, 8 May 2008



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Overview

Jinotega flag is vertical green, white, red with the arms in the center.
Source: Elisabet Ollé personal observation.
Jaume Ollé, 5 April 2008

Jinotega is the capital of Jinotega Department in the north central region of Nicaragua. Information about the city at wikipedia.
The flag can be seen at <www.alcaldiajinotega.gob.ni> with information in Spanish.
According to the description, the flag proportion is 3:5 and the image on the site is not accurate.
Olivier Touzeau and Dov Gutterman, 8 May and 16 July 2008

Translated from this site: "The inner [stripe] is red vermilion and symbolizes the fully ripe coffee, coffee being the main crop and the main factor of development of agriculture. Red also symbolizes the vigor and valor of Jinotega's sons when defending its territory. Dimensions: 0.50 m in width x 0.90 m in length.
The central [stripe] is zinc white and symbolizes the inhabitants' aspiration to peace. Dimensions: 0.50 m in width x 0.90 m in length. The outer [stripe] is emerald green andsymbolizes the production and abundance of natural resources. Dimensions: 0.50 m in width x 0.90 m in length."
Ivan Sache, 16 May 2008


Coat of Arms


image from <www.alcaldiajinotega.gob.ni>