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Gália, São Paulo State (Brazil)

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Gália, SP (Brazil) image by Ivan Sache, 1 April 2013

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The municipality of Gália (7,011 inhabitants in 2010; 35,579 ha) is located in central western São Paulo State, 60 km of Bauru and 400 km of São Paulo.

Gália originates in the establishment in 1906 by Bernardo José dos Santos of the first sugar mill in the region. The village of São José das Antas was founded in April 1917 by Colonel Galdino and the land surveyor Francisco Tessitori. The district of Anta was established by State Law No. 2,176 of 26 December 1926, as part of the municipality of Duartina. "Companhia Paulista de Estrada de Ferro" inaugurated in September 1927 the railway station of Gália, named for the ancient name of France (Gaul). The municipality of Gália was established by State Law No. 2,229 of 20 December 1927 and inaugurated on 14 April 1928. - Municipal website

The flag of Gália is green with the municipal coat of arms in the middle. The coat of arms is "Azure a bend sinister argent a branch of coffee fructed proper cantonned in chief with a butterfly argent in base with a fleur-de-lis or. The shield surmounted by a mural crown or ports sable. Beneath the shield a scroll argent inscribed with the municipality's name surrounded by the years '1927' and '1928' sable".  - Municipal website

Ivan Sache, 1 April 2013