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Porto Judeu Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Porto Judeu, Concelho de Angra do Heroísmo, Açores

Last modified: 2020-04-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Porto Judeu commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Nov 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of blue and white.
Source: flag photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Vert with base wavy of Argent and Vert, a throughout Tau-cross Or charged in central chief with a cross patty Gules charged with a Greek cross Argent, at dexter an anchor Argent roped Azure, at sinister a sinister bendy plough. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "PORTO JUDEU".
The Tau cross usually is an attribute of St. Anthony. The little cross patty is alluding to the Knights of the Order of Christ.
Source: local webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Nov 2015

Presentation of Porto Judeu

Porto Judeu Commune is one of the 19 communes of the Angra do Heroísmo municipality (q.v.); it had 2501 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 28.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Nov 2015

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