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Capivari de Baixo, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

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Capivari de Baixo, SC (Brazil)] image by Dirk Schönberger, 31 May 2012

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The municipality of Capivari de Baixo (24,298 inhabitants in 2017; 5,316 ha) is located 130 km south-west of Florianópolis.

The Jorge Lacerda Thermoelectric Complex was developed in Capivari de Baixo by the Federal Government in the 1960s, harnessing the contiguous coal seams in the south of the state of Santa Catarina and providing the national electricity system with a strategic reserve, principally during periods of low rainfall.
The complex is organized in seven generator banks, grouped into three plants: Jorge Lacerda A, with two generator units of 50 MW each and two of 66 MW each, Jorge Lacerda B, with two units of 131 MW each and Jorge Lacerda C, with a generator unit of 363 MW, representing a total capacity of 857 MW. The physical guarantee for commercialization of the complex’s energy is 649.9 average MW. Authorization for operating expires in 2028.

The Jorge Lacerda Thermoelectric Complex is certified according to ISO 9001, 14001 and 50001 management standards for quality, environment and energy efficiency and OHSAS 18001 certification for occupational health and safety.
ENGIE Brasil

Ivan Sache, 2 November 2021

Description of the Flag

A blue flag with an upright yellow cross, at the centre of which is a black triangle, and four white lightning bolds per saltire.

Official website at
Dirk Schönberger, 31 May 2012

The flag of Capivari de Baixo is prescribed by Municipal Law No. 52 promulgated on 2 September 1993.

Article 1.
The flag of the municipality of Capivari de Baixo shall be composed of the blue, yellow, white and black colors, with the following symbolic interpretation.
I - Blue, in the background's field, borrowed from the flag of the mother municipality, Tubarão.
II - Yellow, distributed in vertical and horizontal stripes on the field azure, characterizing the reconciliation of the nations living in the municipality.
III - White, shaped as rays centered on the blue field and superimposed to the yellow stripes, symbolizing the production of electric energy.
IV - Black, shaped like a prisma, in the flag's center, symbolizing coal, the source for electric energy.

Article 2.
The flag of the municipality of Capivari de Baixo shall have the following dimensions.
a) Flag's total area: 10,800 cm2 = 1.20 m x 90 cm.
b) Four rectangles of 52 cm x 38 cm forming the background's field.
c) The vertical and horizontal stripes of 14 cm, separating the rectangles.
d) Four rays in irregular shape of 48 cm in length, starting from the flag's corners.
e) An equilateral triangle of 10cm (prisma) superimposed to the flag's center on the confluence of the rays.
Leis Municipais database


Ivan Sache, 2 November 2021