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Ferreira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Ferreira, Concelho de Paços de Ferreira, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2017-04-06 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: ferreira(pacos de ferreira) | base(wavy) | porticus | cross(templars) | corn(cob) |
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[Ferreira (Paços de Ferreira) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 4 Apr 2017
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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.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Vert with base wavy of Argent and Azure, an impending church porticus Argent masoned Sable, flanked by two corn cobs Or, in chief a cross patty rounded Gules. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "FERREIRA - PAÇOS DE FERREIRA".
The cross is alluding to the Order of the Templars.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 3 October 1997
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2017

Presentation of Ferreira

Ferreira Commune is one of the 12 communes of Paços de Ferreira Municipality; it had 4341 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2017

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