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Cacique Doble, Rio Grande do Sul (Brazil)

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Cacique Doble, RS (Brazil) image by Dirk Schönberger, 10 January 2012

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The municipality of Cacique Doble (5,065 inhabitants in 2019; 20,380 ha) is located 400 km north of Pörto Alegre.

Cacique Doble is named for Faustino Ferreira Doble, a respected cacique. When aware that the two daughters of tropeiro João Mariano Pimentel had been abducted by Indians, he commissioned a patrol to retrieve them, which was done a few days later near Tapir River, in the municipality of Antônio Prado.
Municipal website

Ivan Sache, 13 July 2020


Diagonally divided on a rising diagonal, yellow-white-green, with the yellow-white boundary bearing a narrow green border and the white-green boundary bearing a narrow yellow border, each triangular panel with a white five-pointed star, slightly tilted, and the municipal arms in the centre.

Official website is at
Dirk Schönberger, 10 January 2012

The flag and arms of Cacique Doble were modified by Municipal Law No. 20 promulgated on 18 May 1989.

Article 2.
The flag features elements representing origins, past and history; Its colors have the following meaning;

§1. Yellow: The original resources of the people, its works of European culture, united to its forests with typical araucarias, interconnects yellow and green.
§2. White: This stripe has the biggest expansion, spreading in a spontaneous and communicative manner the highest liberty. [...]
§3. Green: Interconnected with yellow, resources and forests. Green represents natural resources in a bigger quantity to push nature preservation and ecological cultivation.
§4. Stars: The stars represent the districts. The bigger star represents the main center of power, the seat of the district. The smaller star represents the secondary center of power, located in the 2nd district, São Luis Rei.

Article 3.
The coat of arms contains the following elements:
§1. Topography: Rugged, characteristic of the soil physic.
§2. Sun: Real picture of a magnificent sunrise. always present, embellishing the Earth since the origin.
§3. Tree: Araucaria angustifolia. Cacique Doble is included in the araucaria world's epicenter.
§4. Cross: Symbol of indigenous evangelism and of the faith of a people living this way.
§5. Oca [typical Brazilian indigenous hut]: First dwellings.
§6. Pyramid: Symbol of positive energy. Connects to the sunset until it gets lost in the infinite blue. Force that is renewed every day after the historical rescue.
§7. Supporters: Grapes, wheat and maize, the predominant crops.
§8. Shield's upper part. The war bonnet fully characterizes the origins. Symbol of citizenship. A chief's protecting armor and the essence of his rule. A community way of good living
§9. Red scroll: 1916 - District's establishment. 1964 - Emancipation.
Leis Municipais database

Araucaria angustifolia (Bertol.) Kuntze, aka Brazilian pine, was subsequently proclaimed the municipal plant by Municipal Law No. 995 promulgated on 25 August 2008. Endemic to southern Brazil and neighboring areas in Argentina and Paraguay, the Brazilian pine is listed as "critically endangered" on the IUCN Red List of Endangered Species 2013.
Leis Municipais database


Ivan Sache, 13 July 2020