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Juranda, Paraná (Brazil)

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[Flag of Juranda, PR (Brazil)] image by Dirk Schönberger, 26 August 2011
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About the Flag

The flag and arms of Juranda are prescribed by Municipal Law No. 244 promulgated on 17 December 1992.

Article 1.
The flag of the municipality of Juranda, designed by Reynaldo Valascki (heraldist and vexillologist) has the following characteristics.
1. The municipal flag of Juranda has the proportions of the national flag and is composed of a red (gules) triangle placed along the hoist (left), and two equal horizontal stripes, the upper blue (azure) and the lower green (vert). The two stars in the triangle represent the two districts. The white (argent) central stripe is distinctively wider. In the center of the flag is placed the municipal coat of arms.

Article 2.
The coat of arms of the municipality of Juranda, designed by Reynaldo Valascki (heraldist and vexillologist) has the following characteristics.
1. The mural crown surmounting he shield is the universal symbol of domains; it is yellow (or) with eight towers, only five of them visible in perspective view.
2. The black (sable) windows of the mural crown represent the proper attributes of the pioneers, developers and administrators of the community.
3. The first, left quarter features a forest and crop plantations, highlighting the pioneers and developers' work.
4. The second, right quarter features an inkpot, a quill, a terrestrial globe and a map, symbolizing education and culture.
5. In the center, a sinuous line represents the rivers in the municipal territory.
6. The third, left quarter features two animals (oxen) symbolizing the livestock resources in the municipality and its greening pastures.
7. The fourth quarter features a tractor and a farmer plowing the land, since agriculture is mechanized on the whole municipal territory and a main source of income for the municipality.
8. The escutcheon featured in the shield's upper part includes an image of the Blessed Virgin with Baby Jesus, symbolizing the municipality's patron saint.
9. The triangle in base of the shield features a Mercury's helmet symbolizing commerce in the municipality.
10. The shield is supported dexter by maize and bean plants and sinister by soybean and wheat plants; between the shield and the scroll, rice and cotton plants.
11. A red scroll inscribed in the center with the toponym "JURANDA" surrounded left by date "16-12-1981", the date of creation of the municipality, and right by date "01-02-1983", the date of political emancipation of the municipality of Juranda.

https://leismunicipais.com.br/a/pr/j/juranda/lei-ordinaria/1992/25/244/lei-ordinaria-n-244-1992-dispoe-sobre-a-instituicao-da-bandeira-e-do-brasao-do-municipio
Leis Municipais database

Photo
https://www.facebook.com/Prefeitura-Municipal-de-Laranjal-1932747096990429/photos/2292959254302543

Ivan Sache, 3 February 2022