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Flag of Agüimes, as seen near the Town Hall - Image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 October 2011
The flag of Agüimes, adopted on 28 January 2002 by the Municipal Council (text), is in proportions 2:3, sky blue with a yellow wheat ear slightly shifted to the hoist. The wheat stem and two leaves form an arrowhead.
According to José Manuel Erbez (Banderas y escudos de Canarias, 2007; website), the blue colour symbolizes the sky being cloudless nearly all the year round. The wheat ear emphasizes the importance of grain cultivation until the second half of the 20th century.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 October 2011
Agüimes pendón - Image by Jens Pattke, 13 September 2003
Together with the flag, the Municipal Council adopted the pendón of Agüimes, a square sky blue flag with the municipal coat of arms in the middle.
Valentin Poposki & Ivan Sache, 2 March 2006