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São Miguel do Pinheiro, São Pedro de Solis e São Sebastião dos Carros United Com

Last modified: 2017-02-02 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: sao miguel do pinheiro | sao pedro de solis | sao sebastiao dos carros | sword | pine | keys(crossed) | stork(vigilant) | arrows(3) | pushcart |
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União das Freguesias de São Miguel do Pinheiro, São Pedro de Solis e São Sebastião dos Carros, Concelho de Mértola, Distrito de Beja


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Former São Miguel do Pinheiro commune (until 2013)

[São Miguel do Pinheiro commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 13 Nov 2015

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

[São Pedro de Solis commune CoA (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 13 Nov 2015

Shield Or, a pine tree eradicated Vert fruited of the same flanked by two windmill's wheels Sable rigged Azure, in chief a flaming sword fessy Gules hilted Sable, Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank)and white scroll with inscription in black initials "S. MIGUEL DO PINHEIRO".
Meaning:
Sword and pine tree (Port.: pinheiro) are canting, the former referring to St. Michael, the local patron saint. The millwheels are reminding to the most important business line, the production of flour, and to the cultural heritage.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2015

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 17 May 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2015


Presentation of São Miguel do Pinheiro

São Miguel do Pinheiro Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Mértola Municipality (q.v.); it had 596 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 139.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2015


Former São Pedro de Solis commune (until 2013)

I couldn't find any flag information.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

[São Pedro de Solis commune CoA (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2015

Shield Vert, a stork vigilant Proper on a bird's nest Or and flanked by two bunches of wheat ears Or, in central chief a pair of keys crossed per saltire, the bendy one Or and the sinister bendy one Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank)and white scroll with inscription in black initials "S.PEDRO DE SOLIS"
Meaning:
The crossed keys are an attribute of St. Peter, name giver of the commune.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2015


Presentation of São Pedro de Solis

São Pedro de Solis Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Mértola Municipality (q.v.); it had 229 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 64.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2015


Former São Sebastião dos Carros commune (until 2013)

I couldn't find any flag information.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

[São Sebastião dos Carros commune CoA (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2015

Shield Azure, a pushcart Argent between three crossed arrows Or tied Argent in chief and two olive branches Or fruited Argent in base. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "S.SEBASTIÃO DOS CARROS".
Meaning:
The arrows are an attribute of St. Sebastian, name giver of the commune. The pushcart is a canting element.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2015


Presentation of São Sebastião dos Carros

São Sebastião dos Carros Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Mértola Municipality (q.v.); it had 220 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 72.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Nov 2015


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