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Guaimbê, São Paulo State (Brazil)

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Guaimbê, SP (Brazil) image by Ivan Sache, 3 April 2013

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The municipality of Guaimbê (5,425 inhabitants in 2010; 21,745 ha) is located in northwestern São Paulo State, 470 km of São Paulo.

Guaimbê was established by the Japanese colonists Shuhei Uetsuka and Uamani Kaniti, with the support of the engineer Kazuo Hakaishima, on land owned by João Domingues Sampaio. The Uetsuka 2nd Colonial Nucleus, founded on the banks of river Guaimbê, was subsequently renamed Vila Sampaio. The district of Guaimbê was established by Decree No. 6,499 of 12 June 1934, as part of the municipality of Lins, and transferred to the municipality of Getulina by State Law-Decree No. 13,334 of 30 November 1944. The municipality of Guaimbê was established by Law No. 2,456 of 30 December 1953 and Law No. 165 of 24 June 1954. - Municipal website

The flag of Guaimbê is red with a white saltire charged with five blue fleurs-de-lis. The flag appears to be a banner of the municipal arms, "Gules a saltire argent charged with five fleurs-de-lis azure 2 + 1 + 2. The shield surmonted by a mural crown argent ports sable. The shield supported dexter by a branch of coffee sinister by a plant of maize the two proper. Beneath the shield a scroll gules inscribed with the municipality's name in letters sable". - Website of the Municipal Chamber

Ivan Sache, 3 April 2013