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Crato e Mártires, Flor da Rosa e Vale do Peso United Commune (Portugal)

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União das Freguesias de Crato e Mártires, Flor da Rosa e Vale do Peso, Concelho de Caminha, Distrito de Portalegre


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Former Crato e Mártires commune (until 2013)

[Crato e Mártires commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 19 May 2015

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a pile Gules charged with a Maltese cross Argent, in chief a palm leaf Vert at either side. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank)and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "CRATO E MÁRTIRES".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2015

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 23 April 1997
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2015


Presentation of Crato e Mártires

Crato e Mártires Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Crato Municipality (q.v.); it had 1674 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 179.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2015


Former Flor da Rosa commune (until 2013)

[Flor da Rosa commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2015

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Gules, a Maltese cross Argent charged with a cross fleury Gules voided, in chief a rose Argent at either corner, in base a jug Or at either side. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FLOR DA ROSA".
Meaning:
The roses are canting elements, referring to the commune's name, meaning "rose flower".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2015

Published in Diário da República: III Série on
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2015


Presentation of Flor da Rosa

Flor da Rosa Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Crato Municipality (q.v.); it had 263 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 9.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2015


Former Vale do Peso commune (until 2013)

I couldn't find any flag information.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2015

Coat of arms

[Vale do Peso commune (until 2013)] image located by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2015

Shield Gules, in base a cork oak eradicated Or, peeled and fruited Argent, in chief a Maltese cross Argent flanked by two rice ears Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank)and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "VALE DO PESO".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2015


Presentation of Vale do Peso

Vale do Peso Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Crato Municipality (q.v.); it had 261 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 65.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2015


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