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Iomerê, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

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SC (Brazil)] image by Ivan Sache, 3 November 2021

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The municipality of Iomerê (2,743 inhabitants in 2010; 11,474 ha) is located 420 km west of Florianópolis.

Iomerê was settled in 1912 by the Companhia Colonizadora Selbach & Kröef, under the name of Fachinal Branco (White Clearing), which was elevated to a district in 1917. Subsequently renamed to São Luiz for its first colonist, the town was renamed on 1 May 1944 to Iomerê, in Tupi-Guarani, White Clearing.
Successively incorporated to the municipalities of Porto União, Campos Novos, Joaçaba, and, eventually, Videira, Iomerê was established as a municipality by State Law No. 9,898 promulgated on 20 July 1995, following a plebiscite held on 19 March 1995.
Municipal website

Ivan Sache, 3 November 2021

Description of the Flag

The flag of Iomerê is prescribed by Municipal Law No. 65 promulgated on 24 September 1997.

Article 2.
The flag of the municipality shall be as follows.
I - A yellow circle, horizontally and vertically centered on a white background.
II - The coat of arms of the municipality, prescribed by Municipal Law No. 37 promulgated on 21 May 1997, centered on the disc described in the previous paragraph.

Article 3.
The features of the municipal flag shall obey rules prescribed by Law No. 5,443 promulgated on 18 May 1968, used for the Brazilian national flag, namely:
I - The flag's height shall be 14 units.
II - The flag's length shall be 20 units.
III - The yellow circle in the center of the white background shall have a radius of 3.5 units.
IV - The two sides of the flag shall be strictly equivalent, mirroring each other.
Leis Municipais database

The coat of arms of Iomerê is prescribed by Municipal Law No. 37 promulgated on 21 May 1997.

Appendix I.
Descriptive memoir of the coat of arms of the municipality of Iomeré

The coat of arms of the municipality of Iomeré shall be composed of the following representative elements:
a) Shield
b) Crown
c) Scroll

The coat of arms, with a background celestial blue, shall feature in the upper central part a white dove dropping seeds from the beak, as a symbol of peace and pioneer's work.
Surrounding the dove, on the right the stylized building of the Juvenato Santa Marcelina and on the left the stylized building of the former Seminário São Camilo, which are historical landmarks of Iomerê's religion and culture.
The shield surmounted by a mural crown, as a symbol of people's force and determination.
The municipality's name shall be engraved in white letters on a red scroll with points pointing downwards, and the date of creation of the municipality.
The 12 pine cones placed in the shield's central base symbolize the great quantity of this tree that once existed in the place and gave its name to the municipality.
Leis Municipais database


Ivan Sache, 3 November 2021