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Heráldica do Brasil
State : São Paulo
The sun represents eternity and the pledge of the first settlers to stay in the region which was to be the home of their families forever; the fleur de lys are the attribute of the Blessed Virgin, patron saint of the city and the purple base is canting: Terra Roxa - Purple earth.
The supporters show that coffee and cotton are important agricultural products, of the region.
The shield is surmounted by a mural crown appropriate to a city, and a scroll below the shield bears the name of the city.
Literature : Image and background provided by Lauro Ribeiro Escobar, São Paulo.