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Carnide Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Carnide, Concelho de Pombal, Distrito de Leiria

Last modified: 2016-07-29 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Carnide (Pombal) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 29 July 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 July 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a torch Vert flamed Proper, flanked by two watermill's wheels Gules, in chief two trefoils Vert, in base a bar wavy Azure charged with a barrulet wavy Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "CARNIDE - POMBAL"
The torch is an attribute of St. Elijah, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 July 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 29 March 1996
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 July 2016

Presentation of Carnide

Carnide Commune is one of the 13 communes of Pombal Municipality; it had 1647 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 22.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 July 2016

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