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Potosí department, Bolivia

Last modified: 2006-07-15 by antonio martins
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Flag of Potosí
image by Jaume Ollé, 02 Nov 1996
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Description of the flag

Potosí’s flag is based on a pennant of the Vicunas, a factional group in the 16th century in the war between the Spanish and Basques. [med]
Jaume Ollé, 02 Nov 1996

Assymetrical quarterly?

The flag of Potosí shows in some sources to be a “scandinavian quarterly”, i.e., with the vertical division off centered to the hoist. Is this so?
António Martins, 07 Sep 1999

No scandinavian quarterly: the effect in the image is due to be a waved flag. The flag is divised in four equal rectangular parts.
Jaume Ollé, 12 Sep 1999

Simplified armorial banner?

CoA of Potosí
image by António Martins, 19 Nov 1999,

Is the design of the flag based on the central eschuteon of the department’s coat of arms, although the quartering is inverted?
António Martins, 19 Nov 1999

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