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Manoel Ribas, Paraná (Brazil)

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[Flag of Manoel Ribas, PR (Brazil)] image by Ivan Sache, 5 February 2022
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The municipality of Manoel Rias (13,684 inhabitants in 2016; 57,114 ha) is located 250 west of Curitiba.

Manoel Ribas was established in the 1940s, as Campinha / Campina Alta, on Gleba Santo Antonio, a vast domain owned by the Lamenha Siqueira family. Most colonists, of German, Ukrainian and Italian origin, came from Southern Santa Catarina.
The municipality of Manoel Ribas was established by State Law No. 2,398 promulgated on 5 July 1955, separating from Pitanga, and inaugurated on 8 July 1956. The new municipality was named for the politician Manoel Ribas (1873-1946), "interventor" (~Governor) of Paraná from 1932 to 1945.
Municipal website

The flag of Manoel Ribas was created in 1977 and modified by Municipal Law No. 8 promulgated in 1983.

The flag is of 14 units in width on 20 units in length, horizontally divided into three equal stripes, blue, yellow and green, charged in the center with the coat of arms of the municipality.
Blue is a symbol of justice, nobleness, perseverance, zeal and loyalty. Yellow represents glory, splendor, wealth, greatness and sovereignty. Green represents abundance, joy, civility and hope.
Municipal website


Ivan Sache, 5 February 2022