Last modified: 2013-06-01 by ian macdonald
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Morungaba was founded on 29 June 1888, as Conceição de Barra Mansa.
The district of Conceição de Barra Mansa was established in 1891, as
part of the municipality of Itatiba, and renamed Morungaba in 1919.
The municipality of Morungaba was established on 28 February 1964 and
inaugurated on 28 March 1965. The municipality is named for a Tupi-Guarani word meaning "a bee hive".
http://www.morungaba.sp.gov.br - Municipal website
The symbols of Morungaba are prescribed in Article 2 of the Municipal
Constitution, adopted on 6 April 1990, as "the flag, the coat of arms
and the anthem, adopted by Municipal Law".
http://www.morungaba.sp.gov.br/legislacao/textos%20leis/Lei_organica_Morungaba_mai_2008.zip - Municipal Constitution
The flag of Morungaba is blue with a white-red-white saltire. In the middle of the flag is placed a white disk charged with the municipal coat of arms. The saltire is shown on some flags with the three stripes of equal width, while on other flags the central, red stripe is extremely thin.
- with "regular" red stripe
- with "thin" red stripe
Ivan Sache, 20 May 2013
image by Ivan Sache, 20 May 2013
This variant has a thin red stripe.