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Medellin (Antioquia, Colombia)


Last modified: 2005-10-08 by dov gutterman
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Communication from Esteban Rivera: The flag of Medellin is white and green in equal stripes with the town's coat-of-arms in the center. White symbolizes purity, integrity, obedience, firmness and eloquence; green represents hope, abundance, freedom and faith.
Jaume Olle'

Coat of Arms

image by Jaume Olle'

The coat-of-arms in blue field shows a gold tower and above the door a shield checky, 7 parts blue and 8 gold. In the upper part two towers and between them the image of Nuestra Sen~ora de la Candelaria (Our Lady of the Candelmas), the town's patron saint; the coat of arms of Medellin was granted by Royal Grant given in Madrid by King Charles II.
Jaume Olle'


image by Eugene Ipavec, 10 September 2005

Flag of Metroseguridad (=Metrosecurity). It is a company owned and run by the Government of the City of Medellin, Colombia. This public company is in charge of much of the security of Medellin, operating with authorized Police and other security personnel for the safety of the City. Official website: <>.
Note that it has the same color structure as the flag of Medellin.
E.R., 10 September 2005

Metropolotian Area of the Aburra Valley

Medellín and its Metropolitan Area - Medellín, the captial of the Department of Antioquia, together with  other municipalities, form the "Área Metropolitana del Valle de Aburrá, or Metropolotian Area of the Aburra Valley.  This is for economic purposes, in order to get more funds from the central government.  They have an English page available too: <>.
This "Area" is made up of 7 municipalities, which are as follows:
La Estrella
(Each one has its own flag, anthem and Coat of Arms).  For now, only Bello, Envigado anfd Itagüí have theyr symbols ready
Esteban Rivera Velez, 5 September 2001