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Tangará, Santa Catarina (Brazil)

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[Flag of Tangará, Santa Catarina image by Dirk Schönberger, 16 August 2012

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The municipality of Tangará (8,748 inhabitants in 2013; 38,916 ha) is located 400 km west of Florianópolis.

Ivan Sache, 8 November 2021

Description of the Flag

A horizontal bicolour, red over green, with the municipal arms in the centre on a white lozenge.

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Dirk Schönberger, 16 August 2012

The flag and arms of Tangará are prescribed by Municipal Law No. 565 promulgated on 12 November 1971.

Article 2.
The coat of arms shall be composed as follows:
A Portuguese shield surmounted by a mural crown proper to municipalities. The shield basically divided into three quarters.
In the first quarter, at the shield's upper right, on a yellow background a wine flask and two glasses symbolizing grapevine plantations and notable wine production in the municipality.
In the second quarter, at the shield's upper left, also on a yellow background, a cogwheel and a pig representing industrial pig breeding, a source of income for the municipality.
In the third quarter, on a blue background, covering the whole shield's base, wheat and maize as the municipality's main crops.
In the shield's center, an escutcheon diagonally divided by a stripe charged in the center with a meandering river, symbolizing Fish River, of importance for the whole valley, on a background composed of green and yellow quadrilaterals symbolizing the municipality's natural resources.
Beneath the shield, a scroll inscribed with the place's name and the respective date of full establishment of the municipality.

Article 3.
The flag of the municipality shall be composed as follows:
A panel with red and green colors arranged horizontally, charged in the center with a white lozenge inscribing the municipal coat of arms described in Article 2 of this Law.
Leis Municipais database


Ivan Sache, 8 November 2021