Last modified: 2003-09-06 by joe mcmillan
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by André Pires Godinho and Joseph McMillan
The flag is divided in five stripes in the Brazilian national colors (green and
yellow). The coat of arms shows a rooster--the name of the city meaning something
like "sing, rooster" in English.
Area 717.5 Sq. Km.
Source: Municipal government
André Pires Godinho, 2 April 2003