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São Pedro Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de São Pedro, Concelho de Figueira da Foz, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2015-05-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[São Pedro (Figueira da Foz) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 23 May 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 May 2015

Coat of arms

[São Pedro (Figueira da Foz) commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 23 May 2015

Shield Azure, issuant from a base wavy of Argent and Vert a yacht Or garnished Sable, rigged and flagged Argent, in chief two keys crossed per saltire, one of them Or and the other Argent, tied Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "S. PEDRO - FIGUEIRA DA FOZ".
The crossed keys are an attribute of St. Peter, the local patron saint and name giver of the commune. The base wavy due to the green waves is referring to the Atlantic.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 May 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 11 May 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 May 2015

Presentation of São Pedro

São Pedro Commune is one of the 14 communes of the Figueira da Foz municipality (q.v.); it had 2910 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 6.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 May 2015

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