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Castro Marim Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Castro Marim, Concelho de Castro Marim, Distrito de Faro

Last modified: 2015-04-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Castro Marim commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 9 Apr 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Gules, a castle Or masoned Sable with port and windows of the same charged with a cross of the Order of Christ, beneath flanked by two pyramids of salt Argent ordered per fess. Base wavy Argent charges with two barrulets wavy, above Vert and below Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FREGUESIA DE CASTRO MARIM".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Apr 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 20 October 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Apr 2015

Presentation of Castro Marim

Castro Marim Commune is one of the 14 communes of the Castro Marim municipality (q.v.); it had 3267 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 79.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Apr 2015

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