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Pedreiras Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Pedreiras, Concelho de Porto de Mós, Distrito de Leiria

Last modified: 2017-02-13 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Pedreiras (Porto de Mós) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2017
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Source: this image
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Or, an eradicated oak Vert fruited Argent, in chief a bundle of three arrows Vert, flanked by two roof tiles Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "PEDREIRAS - PORTO DE MÓS".
The arrows are an attribute of St. Sebastian, the local patron saint. The oak tree is symbolizing the centenarian oak trees of the commune and the celebration of the Oak Festival. The roof tiles are symbolizing the local ceramic factories, especially producing roof tiles.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 2 March 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2017

Presentation of Pedreiras

Pedreiras Commune is one of the ten communes of Porto de Mós Municipality; it had 2705 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 11.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2017

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