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Mirante do Paranapanema, São Paulo State (Brazil)

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Mirante do Paranapanema, SP (Brazil) image by Ivan Sache, 19 May 2013
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The municipality of Mirante do Paranapanema (17,064 inhabitants in 2010; 12,379 ha) is located 620 km of São Paulo. The municipality is made of the town of Mirante do Paranapanema proper and of the districts of Costa Machado and Cuiabá Paulista.

Mirante do Paranapanema originates in the establishment of the village of Costa Machado, founded in 1918 by Labieno da Costa Machado de Souza on a piece of land owned by his father, José da Costa Machado. The district of Costa Machado was established by Law No. 233 of 24 December 1948, as part of the municipality of Santo Anastácio, and inaugurated in 1952. The municipality of Mirante do Paranapanema was established on 29 November 1953. The district of Cuiabá Paulista was established by Law No. 2,456 of 30 December 1953; the district is named for the old Cuiabá estate, acquired in 1949 by the Japanese colonist Kosuke Endo (1907-1953) from Otávio Cândido Teixeira. - Unofficial portal

The flag of Mirante do Paranapanema is green with a white-red-white cross and saltire. In the middle of the flag is placed a white rectangle charged with the municipal coat of arms.

Ivan Sache, 19 May 2013