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Santiago do Sul, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

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[Flag of Santiago do Sul, Santa Catarina image by Ivan Sache, 7 November 2021

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The municipality of Santiago do Sul (1,389 inhabitants in 2014; 7,356 ha) is located 570 km west of Florianópolis.

Santiago do Sul was established in 1951, as Barra Grande, by brothers Reinaldo, Honório and João Saretto, coming from Garibaldi (Rio Grande do Sul). They were joined in 1953 by several other colonists of Italian origin. Augusto Picolli proposed to change the name of the settlement to São Tiago (St. James), after the patron saint.
The district of Santiago do Sul was established, within the municipality of Quilombo, by Municipal Law No. 707 promulgated on 10 March 1988, and elevated a municipality by State Law No. 9,535 promulgated on 16 April 1994, which was inaugurated on 1 January 1997.
Municipal website

Ivan Sache, 7 November 2021

Description of the Flag

The flag of Santiago do Sul is blue with a white diagonal stripe running from lower hoist to upper fly, superimposed by a white lozenge inscribing the municipal coat of arms.


Ivan Sache, 7 November 2021