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Macaparana, Pernambuco (Brazil)

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Macaparana, PE (Brazil) by Joseph McMillan

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About the Flag of Macaparana

The flag was designed by Professor Ana Maria Gomes Pedrosa and officially adopted by law no. 214 [no date given]. It is divided into four quarters, blue and white, and has on the center an oval crossed by a stripe with the name of the municipality. Above the stripe is a house in the Bangüê style (an Indian tribe, I assume) and below it four stars that represent the city of Macaparana and the villages of Aburá, Pirauá e Nova Esperança. Around the oval are two stalks of sugar cane.
Source:; click the image of the flag in the upper left corner of the page.
Joseph McMillan, 17 March 2003