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Nuporanga, São Paulo State (Brazil)

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Nuporanga, SP (Brazil) image by Dirk Schönberger, 17 December 2012
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Description of the Flag

Quartered white and green by a red centred upright cross bearing the municipal arms in the first quarter.

Official website at
Dirk Schönberger, 17 December 2012

The municipality of Nopuranga (6,817 inhabitants in 2010; 34,827 ha) is located 375 km of São Paulo.

The symbols of Nuporanga are prescribed by Municipal Law No. 627 of 5 June 1978. The symbols were designed by the local writer José Aleixo Irmão, who published in 1980 the book "Símbolos de Nuporanga - Brasão, bandeira e hino".

The flag is quartered white-green by a red cross. The municipal coat of arms is placed in the first quarter. - Municipal website

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The coat of arms is "Or a Calvary cross surrounded by two flames all gules a base vert two anchors argent crossed per saltire. The shield surmounted by a mural crown argent ports sable. The shield supported by two branches of coffee fructed proper. Below the shield a scroll or inscribed with the motto 'MAGNAM FACIO PATRIAM' ['PATRIAN' on the drawing, most probably erroneous] in letters gules." The coat of arms was modernized, in accordance with the original design and with the rules of heraldry, by Municipal Law No. 1,000 of 7 June 2006. - Municipal website
Ivan Sache, 18 December 2012