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Beirã Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia da Beirã, Concelho de Marvão, Distrito de Portalegre

Last modified: 2014-07-26 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: beira(marvao) | steam engine | fountain(heraldic) | dolmen |
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[Beirã commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 July 2014
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white background (village rank).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 23 July 2014

Coat of arms

[Beirã commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 23 July 2014

The arms are Vert a steam engine Or, in chief a dolmen Argent garnished Azure. In base a heraldic fountain. Mural crown argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "BEIRÃ"
Meaning:
The steam engine is alluding to Marvão Railway Station, which is located in Beirã.
Source: I spotted this flag in the town hall in Santa Maria de Marv„o on 2 October 2013
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 July 2014


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