Last modified: 2013-09-02 by ian macdonald
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Ituverava was founded on 16 July 1818 by Alferes João Alves de
Figueiredo, who built a chapel dedicated to Our Lady of Carmel. The
village that developed nearby became the district of Nossa Senhora do
Carmo da Franca do Imperador.
The municipality of Ituverava was established on 10 March 1885. The
municipality is named for Tupi-Guarani words meaning "a shining
http://www.ituverava.sp.gov.br - Municipal website
The symbols of Ituverava are prescribed in Article 4 of the Municipal
Constitution, adopted on 5 April 1990, as "representative of its
culture and history, I) the coat of arms, II) the flag, and III) the
http://www.ituverava.sp.gov.br/downloads/org_lei.pdf - Municipal Constitution
The flag is horizontally divided blue-white-blue with a thin
horizontal black stripe in the middle. An emblem, derived from the
municipal coat of arms, is placed in the middle of the flag.
The emblem is a roundish version of the field of the coat of arms,
portraying a waterfall landscape. The yellow fleur-de-lis from the
chief of the coat of arms is placed above the emblem, which is
supported by two branches of cotton.
Ivan Sache, 16 April 2013