Flag of Magdalena Department

The flag of Magdalena is the official flag of the department of Magdalena, Colombia. It consists of six horizontal stripes of red and blue; the red stands for the blood spilled by the patriots throughout its history in the pursuit of freedom, and the blue represents the waters that surround it. Red and blue also represent integrity and firmness of the Magdaleniense's soul. There are 30 stars on the flag that form the star itself.

Magdalena
Flag of Magdalena.svg
UseCivil and state flag
DesignSix horizontal stripes alternating between red and blue, defaced at the centre by thirty white stars forming the shape of a star.

The colors are also used in the logo and uniform of the Unión Magdalena, the department's association football team, and appear in the coat of arms of Magdalena as well.

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  • "Información general" (in Spanish). Gobernación del Magdalena. Retrieved 2009-12-21.[permanent dead link]