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Fraiburgo, Santa Catarina(Brazil)

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[Flag of Fraiburgo] image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 5 February 2007
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About the Flag

The municipal flag was instituted by Law nš 303 of 05/09/1977. The flag has the colors green, white and yellow. In the center it are the arms of Fraiburgo (2nd version), representing the municipal government. The green color represents the fields and the harvests. The white color symbolizes the peace, friendship, work, prosperity, pureness, faith. The yellow color represents the industries of the city, generating of wealth.
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Valentin Poposki, 15 February 2006

The flag was adopted by law nš 303 of 1977.09.05 and was devised by Rui Batagelo and Francisco Costella, assisted by heraldist vexillologist Antônio Peixoto de Faria.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 5 February 2007

Coat of Arms

[Flag of Fraiburgo] image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 5 February 2007

The coat or arms was created in 1964 in Paris by heraldist Robert Louis on commission of Albert Mahler, an early German-ascent local, and later changed. It refers to Fraiburgo's woods and timber industry (logs and flowers) and St. Catherine's martyrdom tools, for the State's namesake, and includes also storks as supporters standing for Alsatia, whence come the first settlers; cogwheel and apples symbolize Fraiburgo's recent industries.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 5 February 2007