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Calhetas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Calhetas, Concelho de Ribeira Grande, Açores

Last modified: 2018-05-05 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Calhetas commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 2 May 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of white and blue.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 May 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Gules with base wavy of Argent and Vert, topped by a boat Or lined Sable, in chief a goshawk Argent, armed Or and eyed Gules, holding an inescutcheon Azure, charged with five plates in quincunx, in his claws. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "CALHETAS".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 May 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 7 January 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 May 2018

Presentation of Calhetas

Calhetas Commune is one of the 14 communes of Ribeira Grande Municipality; it had 988 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 May 2018

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