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Vila Lângaro, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

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Vila Lângaro, RS (Brazil) image by Dirk Schönberger, 5 May 2012

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The municipality of Vila Lângaro (2,152 inhabitants in 2010; 15,217 ha) is located 330 km north of Porto Alegre.

Vila Lângaro was settled in 1899 by Italian immigrants coming from Antônio Prada and Caixas do Sul, originating from the region of Vicenza. The first colonists were the Lângaro brothers, who acquired plots from Antero Boeira.
The municipality of Vila Lângaro was established by State Law No. 10,661 promulgated on 28 December 1995.
Municipal website

Ivan Sache, 8 August 2020


Horizontally divided, dark blue-deep yellow-red, with white bands between the main colour fields, with the municipal arms in the centre in a white disk.
Dirk Schönberger, 5 May 2012

The coat of arms of Vila Lângaro is prescribed by Municipal Law No. 39 promulgated on 18 June 1997, with the following meaning.

Main star: Seat of the municipality.
Nine stars: Nine communities of the municipality.
Soybean, maize and onion: The main summer and winter crops that are part of the local economy, also meaning work, abundance and prosperity.
Peach: Citrus fruits, crop diversification, new sources of income and primary stuff for industry.
Cattle: Milk production, poultry, pig breeding, also strong sources of income for the local economy.
Tractor and machinery: Technological advances for a better development and crop production with mechanization and direct sowing, representing also agriculture, the municipality's main source of income.
Sun rays: Birth of a new municipality, source of light and energy emanating from the universe, divine manifestation.
Soil: Mother earth supplying food, resources and prosperity.
Brazilian pine: Native species, timber, municipal forest reserve, symbol of an active and strong settlement.
Scroll: Yellow with the name of the municipality and its date of emancipation, "22-10-95".
Blue border: The rivers that limit the municipality. Water resources, which supply life to all living organisms. Purification, characterizing the municipality's vocation, conveying feelings of Christian religion and faith.
Book: Education, production of knowledge, exercise of wisdom and source of science, light that defeats the darkness.
Municipal website


Ivan Sache, 8 August 2020