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Santa Bárbara Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Santa Bárbara, Concelho de Ponta Delgada, Açores

Last modified: 2017-01-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Santa Bárbara (Ponta Delgada) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Jan 2017
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Jan 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, charged five barrulets wavy Argent, over all an embattled tower Or, with a cone roof of the same and port and windows Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "SANTA BÁRBARA - PONTA DELGADA".
The tower is an attribute of Sta. Barbara, name giver of the commune.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Jan 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 12 October 2006
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Jan 2017

Presentation of Santa Bárbara

Santa Bárbara Commune is one of the 24 communes of Ponta Delgada Municipality; it had 855 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 8.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Jan 2017

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