The Flag of La Guajira Departament Is Official Since September 29, 1966
.It is made up of two stripes of horizontal colors equally distributed. Green at the bottom; and in opposite position, the White.
Green: symbolizes the hope of farmers, "in planting and raising their crops".
White: symbolizes the purity of the indigenous population, "known to be peaceful and noble"; and at the same time it represents some of the most important natural resources of the department: sea salt and pearls.