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The municipality of Toledo (144,501 inhabitants in 2021; 119,702 ha) is located
550 km west of Curitiba. The municipality is made of the districts of Toledo
(seat) and Bom Princípio, Concórdia do Oeste, Dez de Maio, Dois Irmãos, Novo
Sarandi, Novo Sobradinho, São Luiz do Oeste, São Miguel, Vila Ipiranga and Vila
Toledo was established on 27 March 1946 in th short-lived Iguaçu Federal Territory by 14 colonists coming from São Marcos. The municipality of Toledo was established by State Law No. 790 promulgated on 14 November 1951, separated from Foz de Iguaçu, and inaugurated on 14 December 1952.
Toledo was named for stream Toledo, itself named decades before the establishment of the town for an inn owned by a man named Toledo. The name of the town was selected among three proposals, Toledo, Cristo Ra and Brasiléia.
Website of the Municipal Chamber
The flag and arms of Toledo are prescribed by Municipal Law No. 660 promulgated in 1972.
The flag of Toledo, designed by heraldist Arcinoé Antonio Peixoto de Faria, is described as follows: Quartered in green quarters formed of three horizontal white stripes superimposed with red stripes, which start from a white triangle placed along the hoist and inscribing the municipal coat of arms.
The coat of arms of Toledo, designed by heraldist Arcinoé Antonio Peixoto de Faria, is described in heraldic terms as follows: A Samnite shield surmounted by the six-towered mural crown argent, on a field argent a pine proper on a terrace vert surrounded by two open books proper in base a fess wavy argent charged with a cogwheel argent and a hunting horn gules in cowboy style. The chief cantonned with two axes sable. The shield supported dexter and sinister by bean and maize plants proper crossed in base and superimposed with over which a red scroll containing in letters argent the toponym "TOLEDO" surrounded by years "1946" and "1951".
Municipal website (archived)
image by Ivan Sache, 9 February 2022
The flag of CTG Chama Crioula is divided green-yellow by a white stripe
running from upper hoist to lower fly, inscribed with "CTG CHAMA CRIOULA -
TOLEDO - PARANÁ".
Ivan Sache, 9 February 2022