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by Blas Delgado Ortiz, 11 August 2002
The new flag of Los Salias Municipality, whose capital is the
town of San Antonio de los Altos (=Saint Anthony of the Heights)
in the Miranda State, very near the city of Caracas.
Attributes and Semiology: It consists of a blue field with approximated ratio 2:3 with two strips: yellow and green radiant from the corner of the superior canton of the hoist thickening until finishing in the corner and lower part of the inferior canton of the fly-end. A constellation of three stars in vertical arc and one coffee branch located on the superior canton of the fly-end completes the design. The blue stripe alludes to the pure and not contaminated air of the Municipality. The yellow one represents its human wealth and the green one symbolizes the vegetation of San Antonio de los Altos (Saint Anthony of the Highs), Capital of the Municipality. The three stars remembers the National, State and Municipal Government, whereas the coffee branch reminds the main vegetal product of the zone.
Historical Synthesis: It was product of the concourse "Three Symbols for Los Salias Municipality", organized by the Municipal Council under the presidency of the Mayor Juan Fernandez. Between five thousand received proposals the made one by the Mrs. Oriana Olivares Del Valle (11 years old at the time) was the winner. The Flag was made official on July 5th, 2002.
- Article on Daily "El Universal "("The Universal") of Caracas, 21 July 2002
Raul Orta and Guillermo Aveledo Coll, 24 July 2002