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Jardinópolis, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

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[Flag of Jardinópolis,
SC (Brazil)] image by Dirk Schönberger, 26 June 2012

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The municipality of Jardinópolis (1,766 inhabitants in 2010; 6,810 ha) is located 650 km west of Florianópolis.

Jardinópolis was settled, as Vila Jardim, in the late 1940s by descendants of Italian immigrants coming from Rio Grande do Sul. The first settlers were Ângelo Detoni and Amélio Piccinin, in 1948. They were joined the next year by the families of Maurício Oselame and Antônio Alberti, and, in 1951, by the families of Félix Kochinski, Antônio Moterle, Luiz Maria and Vitório Moterle.
The district of Jardinópolis was established in 1965 within the municipality of Coronel Freitas. The new name of the settlement was coined by colonist Generino Ferrari.
The municipality of Jardinópolis was established by State Law No. 8,546 promulgated on 20 March 1992.
Municipal website

Ivan Sache, 4 November 2021

Description of the Flag

Diagonally divided on a rising diagonal blue over green, with a white-bordered yellow stripe along the diagonal, and in the centre on a white disk the municipal arms. The flag is shown on andregoth's data at On the official site there is a text about the symbolism of the flag at

Official website at
Dirk Schönberger, 26 June 2012

The flag of Jardinópolis is composed of four colors also part of the national flag.
Blue, on a scalene triangle limited by a white stripe, represents the sky.
Green also represented by a scalene triangle in the flag's lower part, symbolizes reforestation, agriculture and environmental conservation.
Yellow, represented by a diagonal stripe limited by two white stripes and charged with a central white circle, represents the municipality's mining resources.
White, represented by a circle and two stripes, symbolizes purity and peace, charged with the coat of arms of Jardinópolis.
Municipal website

The coat of arms of Jardinópolis features an horizontal scroll inscribed with the date of emancipation of the municipality, 20 March 1992, in black letters on a red scroll with the toponym "JARDINÓPOLIS".
The red scroll's external part supports a maize plant with a ripe cob, yellow spikes of ripe wheat, plants of beans with ripe pods, characterizing the municipality's main crops.
The shield features the main sources of income in Jardinópolis, arranged in three rectangles.
1 - In the upper white rectangle, in the left part a sowing farmer wearing gray trousers and a red shirt, in the right part, a red tractor.
2 - In the central, yellow rectangle, two heads of bovine and pig, respectively, representing animal breeding, and two poultry birds, representing aviculture.
3 - On top of the lower, white rectangle, two plants of tobacco, another crop in Jardinópolis. In the rectangle's center, two Brazilian pines symbolizing rainforest and reforestation, with three logs below. A semi-circle shaped like a cogwheel representing industry.
In the center of the upper rectangles, a circle inscribing a hand and a tree seedling, as a symbol of reforestation, whose characteristic design also alludes to gardening, the town's namesake.
The crown surmounting the coat of arms, gray, with three towers outlined in grayish black and three red gates outlined in black, refers to liberty, union and commitment. The three red gates characterize liberty and equality between citizens, the town and the government.
Municipal website

Ivan Sache, 4 November 2021