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Ferro Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Ferro, Concelho de Covilhã, Distrito de Castelo Branco

Last modified: 2020-04-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Ferro commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 17 Nov 2015
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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, 17 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, an olive tree eradicated Vert fruited Sable between a Latin cross fleury fitchy Gules at dexter and a lozenge Gules at sinister. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "FERRO".
The cross is alluding to the Order of St. James.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Nov 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 10 November 1997
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Nov 2015

Presentation of Ferro

Ferro Commune is one of the 21 communes of the Covilhã municipality (q.v.); it had 1700 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 30.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Nov 2015

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