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Faro (Sé e São Pedro) United Commune (Portugal)

Last modified: 2017-02-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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União das Freguesias de Faro (Sé e São Pedro), Concelho de Faro, Distrito de Faro


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Former Sé commune (until 2013)

[Sé (Faro) commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 16 Aug 2015

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Aug 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Vert, a tower embattled Argent with port and windows Azure, masoned Sable and crowned by a bell frame with bell Argent, the whole flanked by two paly fish Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FREGUESIA DA SÉ - FARO".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Aug 2015

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 26 November 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Aug 2015


Presentation of Sé

Sé Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Faro Municipality ; it had 29 542 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 52.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Aug 2015


Former São Pedro commune (until 2013)

[São Pedro (Faro) commune CoA (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Aug 2015
coat of arms of São Pedro commune

I didn't find any flag information!
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Aug 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Vert, a sailing boat issuant Sable rigged Argent, in chief two keys, the bendy one Or and the sinister bendy one Argent, crossed per saltire. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials:"FARO - S. PEDRO"
Meaning:
The keys are an attribute of St. Peter, name giver of the commune and local patron saint, the base wavy is representing the Atlantic, the boat probably is referring to fishing.
Source: communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Aug 2015


Presentation of São Pedro

São Pedro Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Faro Municipality ; it had 14 577 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 11.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Aug 2015


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