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Ica district (Ica, Peru)

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Flag of Ica
image by António Martins, 06 Jun 2010
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Description of the flag

Ica is one of the five provinces in Ica region, Peru; according to Census 2005 it has population of 297,771 (from Wikipedia). Its flag with full story in Spanish is shown in the municipal website (image only).
Valentin Poposki, 06 Feb 2008

Considering the text on the flag («Ciudad de Ica»), the domain name, and the contents of this link, I’m sure this is the flag of Ica city (see in the English and Spanish Wikipedias). Ica city is the capital of the synonym region and province and may be conterminous with the synonym district. The grapes on the flag may refer to pisco wine, which is the local major crop. The water bowl may stand for the Huacachina oasis or for the local river Ica.
António Martins, 06 Feb 2008

Flag of Ica
Variant of flag
image by António Martins, 06 Jun 2010

This flag, green over yellow descending diagonal, is however not the provincial flag, but the municipal flag, trusting the Spanish Wikipedia article.
Here's a standard image of the flag, based on the cartoon like image Valentin found, conjectural ratio ~3:5. A plain flag, only with the two triangular fields and no additional charges, is shown as the flag in the Spanish Wikipedia article.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 13 June 2010

This flag does exist in real, and is shown behind the Mayor on the frontpage of the municipal website:
Ivan Sache, 14 June 2010

Precisely at Where we can see that the shades of yellow and green are indeed dark as suggested in the file history of the Wikimedia images, that the blue area of the emblem does not have wave outlines, that the sun rays are attached, white with red outline, not loose, solid black; and that the grape bunches have white outline.
Please consider my image as a flat rendition of the cartoon image of the flag reported by Valentin; a standard image of the actual flag is
this still sought.
Note also that the grapes+sun+water emblem shown on the flag is not the local coat of arms, which is, in all its Spanish American splendor, shown at
António Martins-Tuválkin, 15 June 2010