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Forno Telheiro Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Forno Telheiro, Concelho de Celorico da Beira, Distrito da Guarda

Last modified: 2018-07-13 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Forno Telheiro commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 July 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain red field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 July 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, an oven Sable masoned Argent with fire of Gules and Or, in chief three roof tiles Gules ordered per fess. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "FORNO TELHEIRO".
The arms are partially canting, displaying an oven (Port.: forno) and roof tiles (Port.: telhas). The oven probably is a brick kiln. The base wavy is representing the Mondego River.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 July 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 5 June 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 July 2018

Presentation of Forno Telheiro

Forno Telheiro Commune is one of the 16 communes of Celorico da Beira Municipality; it had 735 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 20.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 July 2018

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