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Câmara de Lobos Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Câmara de Lobos, Concelho de Câmara de Lobos, Madeira

Last modified: 2015-07-17 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: camara de lobos(freguesia) | seal(animal) | stearing wheel | base(wavy) |
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[Câmara de Lobos commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 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, 17 July 2015

Coat of arms

hield Or with base wavy of Vert and Argent. A ship's stearing wheel Gules supported by two seals Azure eyed Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FREGUESIA DE CÂMARA DE LOBOS".
The seals (Port.: lobos marinhos) are canting elements, the wheel probably is alluding to the local harbour. The green and white waves in base are representing the Atlantic.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 24 May 2005
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2015

Presentation of Câmara de Lobos

Câmara de Lobos Commune is one of the five communes of the Câmara de Lobos municipality (q.v.); it had 16 842 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 7.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 July 2015

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