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Entre Rios do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

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Entre Rios do Sul, RS (Brazil) image by Dirk Schönberger, 9 February 2012

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The municipality of Entre Rios do Sul (3,O52 inhabitants in 2016; 12,044 ha) is located 400 km north of Porto Alegre.

Entre Rios do Sul emerged around the hydro-electric power plant established on river Passo Fundo. The new town of Vila Alegre was settled in 1959 by the Dall'Agnol, Brustolin, Correia and Silva families. Vila Alegre was elevated to the 4th district of São Valentim by Decree No. 67 issued on 4 October 1963. The construction of the barrage started in 1966, attracting several workers and civil servants to the town.
The municipality of Entre Rios do Sul, named for its location between two rivers ("entre dos rios"), here Passo Fundo and Erechim, was established by State Law No. 8,614 promulgated on 9 May 1988.
Municipal website

Ivan Sache, 17 July 2020

Description of the Flag

The flag of Entre Rios do Sul was adopted in 1989 in a student's contest, as "A rectangular flag with three diagonal stripes, purple in the center to represent the soil of Entre Rios do Sul, surrounded by blue representing rivers Passo Fundo and Erechim that waters the municipality.
The coat of arms of Entre Rios de Sul, designed by another student, highlight the municipality's resources.

Ivan Sache, 17 July 2020