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image by Ivan Sache, 5 February 2022
The municipality of Mallet (13,595 inhabitants in 2018; 72,309 ha) is located
200 km south-west of Curitiba.
The flag of Mallet is prescribed by Municipal Law No. 216 promulgated on 23 November 1973.
The flag of Mallet was designed by Professor GlÍisi Terezinha Lopacinski, director of Escola Normal Prof. Rocha Pombo in Mallet.
The flag is rectangular with green and white as its basic colors, symbolizing forest resources and peace, respectively. The rectangle's background is green with a white transverse stripe charged in the center with the coat of arms of the municipality. The shield is composed of two colors, white, for peace, and blue, symbolizing hope in the next dawn. The shield features in foreground a Brazilian pine highlighting Paraná's resources in wood. On the blue field, the three stars symbolize the three races of the early colonizers of Mallet: Brazilians, Japanese, and Ukrainian. The shield is supported by rice plants, which represent the base of the municipality's income. Beneath the shield a white scroll inscribed with "MALLET".
Image from the municipal website
Ivan Sache, 5 February 2022