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Itararé, São Paulo State (Brazil)

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Itararé, SP (Brazil) image by Ivan Sache, 15 April 2013

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The municipality of Itararé (47,939 inhabitants in 2010; 10,036 ha) is located on the border with Paraná, 350 km of São Paulo.

Itararé was established between Rivers Verdé and Itararé, in an area first mentioned in 1776 as Campos de São Pedro (St. Peter's Fields). The São Pedro estate was delimited in 1855. Colonel Licínio Carneiro de Camargo offered in 1879 a piece of land to erect a chapel near the pre-existing settlement of Itararé. The chapel, dedicated to Our Lady of the Conception of Itararé, was consecrated in 1881. The municipality of San Pedro de Itararé was established by Law No. 197 of 28 August 1893, seceding form the municipality of Faxina (today, Itapeva). - Unofficial website

The symbols of Itararé are prescribed in Article 11 of the Municipal Constitution, adopted on 27 August 1990, as "the flag, the coat of arms and the anthem established by Municipal Law". - Municipal Constitution

The flag is vertically divided black-white-red with the municipal coat of arms in the middle.


Ivan Sache, 15 April 2013