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Praia do Almoxarife Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Praia do Almoxarife, Concelho de Horta, Açores

Last modified: 2018-07-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Praia do Almoxarife commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 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 white field.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 July 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Vert, a Latin cross Or, in dexter chief three bezants ordered 2:1 and each one charged with three pitch drops ordered 1:2 (would be "gutté de poix", if it would cover the whole shield), in sinister chief a wheat ear and a corn cob, both Or and crossed per saltire. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "PRAIA DO ALMOXARIFE - HORTA".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 July 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 6 February 2007
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 July 2018

Presentation of Praia do Almoxarife

Praia do Almoxarife Commune is one of the 13 communes of Horta Municipality; it had 834 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 10.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 July 2018

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