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Culebra (Puerto Rico)

Last modified: 2014-05-29 by zoltán horváth
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by Thanh-Tâm Le', 18 January 1999



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Overview

This is an island east of Puerto Rico, populated by approximately 3,000 inhabitants. Apparently its history was eventful, a Comity for the Defence of Culebra existed once, I do not know if it has any relation to pirates . The municipality was founded in 1879. The yellow represents the flag of the Delegation of Culebra and of the Comity of the Ransom of Culebra. The green refers to the Coat of Arms of Puerto Rico, thus expressing the fact that Culebra is Puerto-Rican. The green shape at the centre is a map of the island.
Thanh-Tâm Le', 18 January 1999

Culebra - The flag will consists of five vertical stripes, three yellow and two green, alternated, with its respective dimensions in terms of width, and expressed in modules are, starting in any of the flag sides, the following: 1:1:2:1:1. The middle stripe will have superimposed at its center the island map, in green color.  Yellow stands for the Flags of the Culebra Delegation and of the Committee for the Rescue of Culebra. Green constitutes a reference to the Puerto Rico's Shield to imply that Culebra is a Puerto Rican land.
Blas Delgado Ortiz, 9 April 2001


Coat of Arms


by Nelson Román, 20 July 2004

This municipality has a somewhat complex Coat of Arms. It is stamped by a naval crown instead of a stone crown, to emphasize its insular character. This crown consists of sterns of two ships with their sails filled by the wind. The cross and the episcopal walking stick symbolize Bishop San ldefonso, because originally the island was called San ldefonso de la Culebra. The serpent (culebra means serpent) symbolizes its name. An armed arm from the Coat of Arms of the Escudero family, first settlers of the island. The laurel cross refers to the civic triumph reached when Culebra obtained the evacuation of the Navy from the island.
Nelson Román, 20 July 2004



 
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