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Fajã de Baixo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Fajã de Baixo, Concelho de Ponta Delgada, Açores

Last modified: 2017-01-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Fajã de Baixo commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jan 2017
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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 green and yellow.
Source: communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jan 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, three ananas fruits Or, ordered 2:1, leaved and lined Vert, in chief a goshawk Proper, holding in his claws an inescutcheon Azure, charged with five plates in quincunx. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "FAJÃ DE BAIXO".
The goshawk is a local symbol of the Açores. The quina is a national symbol.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jan 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 30 November 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jan 2017

Presentation of Fajã de Baixo

Fajã de Baixo Commune is one of the 24 communes of Ponta Delgada Municipality; it had 5050 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Jan 2017

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