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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"
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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