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Guareí, São Paulo State (Brazil)

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Guareí, SP (Brazil) image by Ivan Sache, 4 April 2013

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The municipality of Guareí (14,568 inhabitants in 2010; 56,626 ha) is located 190 km of São Paulo.

Guareí was established in 1827 by the Prussian colonists Philippe Jacob, João Momberg, Henrique Wietes and Gaspar Estanagel on land owned by Elias Ayres do Amaral. The landlord ordered his slaves to destroy the cross erected by the colonists, but he was expropriated by a court order. The chapel of São João Batista de Guareí, canonically established on 9 February 1872, was confirmed by Imperial Law No. 99 of 16 April 1865. The parish of Guareí was established by Provincial Law No. 14 of 5 March 1871, as part of the municipality of Itapetininga. The municipality of Guareí was established by Provincial Law No. 9 of 16 March 1880 and inaugurated on 20 January 1881. Guareí was downgraded to a district of the municipality of Tatuí by Decree-Law No. 6,530 of 3 July 1934 and re-established as a municipality by Decree No. 2,695 of 5 November 1936. - Website of the Municipal Council

The symbols of Guareí are prescribed in Article 6 of the Municipal Constitution, adopted on 4 April 1990, as "the coat of arms, the flag and the anthem, representative of its culture and history". - Municipal Constitution

The flag is light blue with a red triangle charged with a white triangle. The municipal coat of arms is placed close to the hoist.


Ivan Sache, 4 April 2013