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The municipality of Candói (15,93 inhabitants in 2019; 151,277 ha) is located
300 km west of Curitiba.
The flag of Candói is prescribed by Municipal Law No. 40 promulgated on 23 August 1993.
The municipal flag of Candói, imagined by Liseli Jakuski, student at Colégio de Paz located in Alagado de Iguaçú, Pr. Alair R. Moreski, Colégio Santa Clara, and Pr. Dr. Carmem Lucia B. Turra, from Escola de Cachoeira, was adapted to municipal heraldry by heraldist and vexillologist Reynaldo Valascki
a) The municipal flag of Candói shall be composed of two distinct stripes.
I. In the upper part, white (argent), a sun centered in the upper part with rays reaching the border of the field, the word "CANDÓI" interspersed with the rays. In the lower part, two blue isosceles triangles, the right one charged with five stars. A green (vert) pyramid representing fields, rainforests and agriculture.
In compliance with the Portuguese heraldic tradition, of which canons and rules were inherited in Brazil, the vexillology of municipal flags shall be divided into eight, four or three parts, using the same colors as the field of the municipal coat of arms. The municipal flag obeys this general rule, being formed of two stripes that split the rectangle.
a) The white color of the upper stripe of the municipal flag symbolizes peace, friendship, work, prosperity, purity and religious spirit.
b) The yellow (or) sun represents life, wealth and beauty, symbolizing greatness, wealth, glory, splendor and sovereignty.
c) ìn the rectangle's lower part two blue (azure) isosceles triangles, the right one with five stars symbolizing the blue and calm sky covering
Candói's municipal territory, representing the rural areas existing in the municipality and evoking the cloak of our Lady covering of her blessing Candói's working and obedient people.
d) The stars heraldically symbolize the Southern Cross and administratively represent the regional nuclei most developed in the municipality: Candói municipal seat, Lagoa Seca, Paz, Cachoeira and Segredo.
e) The left triangle symbolize water of rivers Iguaçú, Cavernoso and Jordão, as well as many other streams and Iguaçú floodplain, all irrigating the municipality's rich and fertile soils.
f) The green (vert) pyramid represents the plains, forests and agricultural lands symbolizing hope and faith into marvelous achievements and progress of the municipality.
In compliance with heraldic rules, the municipal flag shall have the official dimensions prescribed for the national flag, 14 units in width on 20 units in length.
Leis Municipais database
Ivan Sache, 1 February 2022
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