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São Jorge D'Oeste, Paraná (Brazil)

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[Flag of São Jorge D'Oeste (Paraná), PR (Brazil)] image by Ivan Sache, 10 February 2022
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About the Flag

The municipality of São Jorge D'Oeste (9,074 inhabitants in 2018; 37,905 ha) is located 450 km west of Curitiba.

The flag and arms of São Jorge D'Oeste are prescribed by Municipal Law No. 50 promulgated on 28 July 1972.

Article 1.
žI. The coat of arms shall be made of a geometric figure bordered on top by an horizontal line and ending in an angle in the lower part, with the following characteristics.
I. The inner part is composed as follows.
A) Symbolizing faith, a cross in the center.
B) Symbolizing education and culture, in base right of the cross, a terrestrial globe over a book, left an inkpot and a quill.
C) Symbolizing industry, in chief right of the cross, chimneys on industrial buildings.
D) Symbolizing energy potential, in chief left of the cross, a tower with respective wires.
E) Symbolizing agricultural potential, in base left of the cross, a furrowed plot.
F) Yellow, starting from the cross and reaching the other symbols, is the symbol of Christian light that guides São Jorge's people in their faith.
G) The blue background symbolizes São Jorge D'Oeste's firmament.
II. The external parts are the following.
A) Symbolizing the municipality's resources and emancipation, on top, a yellow crown with five towers and, below, the motto "Fé, Trablaho e Progresso" (Faith, Work and Progress).
B) Beneath, a red stripe inscribed with the municipality's name; standing on the scroll, right a maize plant and left a wheat plant, representing indispensable products.
C) Finally, the date of inauguration of the municipality, in black.

žII. The flag shall be white, charged in the center with the coat of arms.

https://www2.leismunicipais.com.br/leismunicipais/originais/pr/sao-jorge-do-oeste/lei-ordinaria-50-1972.pdf
Leis Municipais database

Photos
https://www.facebook.com/infosaojorge/photos/2568396833390812
https://www.facebook.com/infosaojorge/photos/2481024695461360
https://www.facebook.com/infosaojorge/photos/2460978524132644

Ivan Sache, 10 February 2022