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Duque de Caxias, Rio de Janeiro State (Brazil)

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Duque de Caxias, RJ (Brazil)by Pascal Gross

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Which includes the following:
Municipal Chamber of Duque de Caxias
Deliberation 1217, 30 December 1966 - Coat of Arms and Flag

Article 2 - The coat of arms shall have the following form: Portuguese shield; Gold, on the geographic outline of the municipality in blue a depiction of the refinery of Duque de Caxias in silver standing on a green field; the main charge flanked by two red stars to the right and left; a chief gules (red) showing a gold ducal crown with its precious stones. In base, a silver scroll with the following inscription: "1566 - Duque de Caxias - 1943. The whole ensigned by a silver ducal [actually, mural--ed.] crown of five towers representative of the city.

Article 3 - The flag will be composed of two blue stripes on a white ground, crossing diagonally, having on the center the coat of arms of the municipality, recording its traditions and historical origins and development, the prsent and future of the municipality, in a serene struggle [!] for industrialization.

Article 4 - The production of the flag of the Municipality of Duque de Caxias will meet the following provisions:

Dov Gutterman, translated Joseph McMillan, 18 November 2000