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Colombian Symbols

  • Bird: Andean condor
  • Coat of Arms:

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  • Coat of Arms: At the top of the Coat of Arms is the Andean Condor, an endangered species. The shield of the Coat of Arms is divided into three sections. The base section shows the Isthmus of Panama, which used to belong to Colombia. The middle section uses a Phrygian cap to symbolize freedom. The top section shows a pomegranate with two cornucopia, which is a colonial symbol for the Viceroyalty of New Grenada.

    Behind the shield is a sail made from the Colombian flag, drapped over spears. Above the shield are the words "Libertad Y Orden" meaning "Liberty and Order".
  • Flag of Colombia
  • Flower: Cattleya Trianae (May Flower)
  • Motto: "Libertad y Orden" "Liberty and Order"
  • Tree: Wax Palm Tree

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