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Aceguá, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

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Aceguá, RS (Brazil) image by Dirk Schönberger, 19 December 2011

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The municipality of Aceguá (4,731 inhabitants in 2016; 15,496 ha) is located on the border with Uruguay, 430 km south-west of Porto Alegre. Known as "Border Princess", Aceguá forms a single urban unit with its Uruguayan counterpart, also named Aceguá (1,511 inh. in 2011).

The municipality of Aceguá was established on 16 April 1996, separating from Bagé, but inaugurated only on 1 January 2001.
Ivan Sache, 11 July 2020


The symbols of Aceguá are prescribed by Municipal Law No. 88 promulgated on 15 February 2002.

Article 2.
The logomark is represented by three symbols superimposed on three distances.
I. The foreground features the milestone indicating the Brazil-Uruguay border, in ceramic color (tile color), with two shades.
II. The middle distance represents a green hill, symbolizing Aceguá's hill.
III. The background features a sun, symbolizing municipal progress and development.

Article 3.
The logomark shall be composed of the three symbols, in proportions twice longer than wide, standing on a black horizontal line, beneath the writing "Municipio de Aceguá".
The text shall follow the Futura Md BT typography.

Article 4.
The colors of the logomark are codified on the Pantone 280 scale CV as follows:
I. Chalk yellow - 2C, 3M, 46Y
II. Chartreuse - 45C, 2M, 98Y
III. Brownish red - 17C, 48M, 68Y
IV. Brick - 36C, 72M, 77Y, 1K
V. Black - 82C, 73M, 73Y, 91K.

Article 5.
The municipal flag is in rectangular shape and has three basic colors: yellow, green and light brown.
§1. The flag is composed, primarily, of a yellow right-angle triangle, the hypotenuse facing upwards, starting in the panel's upper corner.
§2. In the center, a green lozenge [a parallelogram] with the distant points in the flag's upper and lower points.
§3. The third part of the flag, triangular, light brown, in the same dimensions as the first triangle, its inverted shape ending in the panel's lower corner.
§4. In the flag's center, superimposed on the lozenge, the perimeter of the map of the municipality, white outlined in black.
§5. In the center of the aforementioned map, the logomark in proper dimensions and colors. - Leis Municipais database

Oddly enough, the monument represented on the logomark of Aceguá appears to be white-washed.


Ivan Sache, 11 July 2020