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Salvador das Missões, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

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Salvador das Missões, RS (Brazil) image by Ivan Sache, 4 August 2020

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The municipality of Salvador das Missões 2,733 inhabitants in 2019; 9,431 ha) is located 500 km north-west of Porto Alegre.

Ivan Sache, 4 August 2020


The flag and arms of Salvador das Missões are prescribed by Municipal Law No. 74 promulgated on 8 September 1994.

Article 4.
The Appendix [unavailable] companion to this Law, which includes a drawing of the coat of arms and of the flag and the supporting memoir, is full part of this Law.
Leis Municipais database

The flag is diagonally divided yellow-green by an ascending green-yellow diagonal fanning stripes, charged in the center with a white oval featuring the municipal coat of arms in the center.


The coat of arms represent the diverse characteristics of the municipality of Salvador das Missões. A missionary cross symbolizes the religious feelings of people, everlasting since the origin. The cogwheel symbolizes all kinds of industry and also local commerce. The symbol of Cooperativism represents the best alternative for a successful future to small municipalities, demonstrated by union of people aspiring to common goals. Cooperativism is a highly positive feature of the municipality.
The two main rivers, fundamental for the hydrographic network, Comandaí in the north and Ijuí in the south, are featured on a landscape represented by smallholders' farms. The diverse colors symbolize the variety of crops in different maturation stages.
The family's main issue is children's education. Accordingly, the writing "Salvador das Missões - 20 de Março de 1992" is inscribed on a book. On both sides of the shield are featured the main crops in the municipality, even if primary production is now very diversified.
Municipal website

Ivan Sache, 4 August 2020