Last modified: 2012-03-25 by francisco gregoric
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The district of Ensenada is located next to the Río de la Plata, and north of the City of La Plata, capital of the Province of Buenos Aires. It is 100 Km² and it had 51,448 inhabitants in the last census (2001).
The name Ensenada (inlet) appeared in the times of the second foundation of the City of Buenos Aires (late XVI Century) and recalls the shape of the coast in the area. The district was officially created in 1957. .
Francisco Gregoric, 10 Apr 2008
The flag of Ensenada District was adopted in 1999
In the upper part the horizon line appears. Above it a sky blue stripe (Pantone 285U) with a yellow (Pantone 108U) raising sun.
In the middle the "ensenada" (inlet), the geographic element, that gives its name to the district appears. The point of the green part is Punta Lara (Cape Lara). The green color is defined as "Green Hill".
In the lower part of the same wide than the upper one a red (Pantone 185U) stripe. It stands for the blood of all people (indigenous and immigrants) and it is a symbol of fertile love and creative and supportive effort. Inside it has the name of the district "Ensenada" in capital yellow letters (Pantone 108U).
According to its legislation, the flag has a 12,5:19 ratio and the upper sky blue stripe and the lower red stripe are 3,5 ratio units wide.
Francisco Gregoric, 07 Feb 2006
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