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Rubim, Minas Gerais (Brazil)

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[Flag of Rubim, Minas Gerais image by Dirk Schönberger, 2 September 2010
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The flag depicts an agrarian scene with some trees on a brown hillside in the background, some crops, zebu cattle and a man hoeing in the foreground, and between them a white band stating 07-09-1918 RUBIM 31-12-1943.

No official website found.
Dirk Schönberger, 2 September 2010

The municipality of Rubim (9,561 inhabitants in 2009; 969 sq. km) is located on in north-eastern Minas Gerais. It is named for River Rubim do Sul. Rubim is the birth place of the musician and singer Rubinho do Vale (see and listen, for instance

The dates flanking the municipality's name on the white stripe mean:
- 07-09-1918, the date of erection of the village of Rubim, when the first houses used to store goods were built;
- 31-12-1943, the date of municipal foundation and municipal day.

Ivan Sache, 3 September 2010