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Fajã Grande Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Fajã Grande, Concelho de Lajes das Flores, Açores

Last modified: 2018-06-19 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: faja grande | mount | milk churn | wheat(ear) | rye(ear) |
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[Fajã Grande commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 19 June 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of yellow and green.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 June 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of white and green, issuant from base a mount Argent spotted Sable, in chief a milk churn Argent, flanked by a wheat ear Or at dexter and a rye ear Or at sinister. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "FAJÃ GRANDE".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 June 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 26 May 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 June 2018

Presentation of Fajã Grande

Fajã Grande Commune is one of the seven communes of Lajes das Flores Municipality; it had 202 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 12.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 June 2018

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