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Jaborandi, São Paulo State (Brazil)

Last modified: 2013-04-27 by ian macdonald
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Itu, SP (Brazil) image by Ivan Sache, 16 April 2013
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About the Flag

The municipality of Jaborandi (6,592 inhabitants in 2010; 27,422 ha) is located in northern São Paulo State, 420 km of São Paulo. Jaborandi is named for the jaborandi (Pilocarpus spp.). Pilocarpus microphyllus Stapf ex Holm. is the only source of pilocarpine, an alkaloid with several pharmacological uses.

The symbols of Jaborandi are prescribed in Article 2 of the Municipal Constitution, adopted on 4 April 1990, as "the flag, the coat of arms and the anthem, representative of its culture and history". - Municipal Constitution

The flag is white with two horizontal blue stripes at the top and bottom of the flag, two thinner horizontal blue stripes and the municipal coat of arms in the middle.


Image redrawn after the the Símbolos Municipais Brasileiros blog:
Ivan Sache, 16 April 2013