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Queiriz Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Queiriz, Concelho de Fornos de Algodres, Distrito da Guarda

Last modified: 2017-04-13 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: queiriz | bezant | wheat(ear) | corn(cob) |
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[Queiriz commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 19 May 2010
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 19 May 2010

Coat of arms

[Queiriz commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 19 May 2010

The arms are Vert a bezant flanked by a wheat ear Or at dexter and a corn cob Argent fruited Or at sinister with their stems crossed per saltire. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "QUEIRIZ".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 19 May 2010

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 13 August 2002
António Martins-Tuválkin, 19 May 2010

Presentation of Queiriz

Queiriz Commune is one of the 12 communes of Fornos de Algodres Municipality; it had 260 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 9.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Apr 2017

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