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São Roque Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de São Roque, Concelho de Funchal, Madeira

Last modified: 2017-01-10 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: sao roque(funchal) | canteen | baton | sugarcane | grapevine | cogwheel |
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[São Roque commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jan 2016
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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.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Jan 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or (golden yellow), in central chief a canteen fixed on top of a baton- both Gules and attributes of patron saint São Roque - between a sugarcane Vert at dexter, a grapevine Vert fruited Purpure at sinister and a cogwheel Purpure in base. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black capitals "S. ROQUE - FUNCHAL".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2014

Presentation of São Roque

São Roque Commune is one of the ten communes of Funchal Municipality ; it had 9385 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 7.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2014

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