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Quatro Ribeiras Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Quatro Ribeiras, Concelho de Praia da Vitória, Açores

Last modified: 2020-04-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Quatro Ribeiras commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Nov 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Source: this webpagedisplays a minibanner.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Vert with base wavy of Azure and Argent, issuant from base a mountain Argent, in chief a palm leaf Or tied Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "QUATRO RIBEIRAS".
The base wavy consists of four blue waves and four white waves. They are probably canting, the name of the commune means "four banks".
Source: communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Nov 2015

Presentation of Quatro Ribeiras

Quatro Ribeiras Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Praia da Vitória municipality (q.v.); it had 394 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 13.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Nov 2015

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