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A dos Francos Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de A dos Francos, Concelho de Caldas da Rainha, Distrito de Leiria

Last modified: 2015-10-31 by klaus-michael schneider
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[A dos Francos commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Oct 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Oct 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a lyre Gules between three fleur-de-lis Azure ordered 1:2, in base two barrulets wavy Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "A DOS FRANCOS".
The fleur-de-lis may allude to the French (Francos.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Oct 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 9 January 1998
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Oct 2015

Presentation of A dos Francos

A dos Francos Commune is one of the 12 communes of the Caldas da Rainha municipality (q.v.); it had 1701 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 18.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Oct 2015

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