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Heráldica do Brasil
State : São Paulo
The arms were granted on March 20, 1978.
The grapes symbolise the importance of viticulture in the region. The cross, heart and anchor represent the three theological virtues: faith, hope and charity, which were the guide of the people since the foundation of the city.
The shield is flanked by coffee and strawberry, the main crops in the region.
Literature : Image and background provided by Lauro Ribeiro Escobar, São Paulo.