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Janeiro de Baixo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Janeiro de Baixo, Concelho de Pampilhosa da Serra, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2017-02-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Janeiro de Baixo commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 18 Feb 2017
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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.
Source: Pampilhosa da Serra municipal pages
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Feb 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, two eradicated pines Vert fruited Gules and with tree gum Or, in chief a cross patty Gules charged with a Greek cross Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "JANEIRO DE BAIXO".
The cross is alluding to the Order of the Knights of Christ.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Feb 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 15 January 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Feb 2017

Presentation of Janeiro de Baixo

Janeiro de Baixo Commune is one of the eight communes of Pampilhosa da Serra Municipality; it had 669 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 40.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Feb 2017

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