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Ribeira Chã Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Ribeira Chã, Concelho de Lagoa, Açores

Last modified: 2017-01-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Ribeira Chã commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 20 Dec 2014
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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, 20 Dec 2014

Coat of arms

[Ribeira Chã commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 20 Dec 2014

The arms are Vert, a three-flower lily twig Argent seeded Gules within a garland of laurestine flowers Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "RIBEIRA CHÃ".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 20 Dec 2014

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 4 November 2003
António Martins-Tuválkin, 20 Dec 2014

Presentation of Ribeira Chã

Ribeira Chã Commune is one of the five communes of Lagoa (Açores) Municipality; it had 396 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 2.5 km². "Ribeira chã" means "flat creek" but the arms are not canting for this.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Jan 2017

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