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Folques Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Folques, Concelho de Arganil, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2016-08-09 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Folques commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 8 Aug 2016
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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, 8 Aug 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, an eradicated ash tree Argent, flanked by two keys in pale, the dexter one Or and the sinister one Argent, issuant from base a doublemount Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "FOLQUES".
The pair of keys is an attribute of St. Peter, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Aug 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 21 October 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Aug 2016

Presentation of Folques

Folques Commune is one of the 14 communes of Arganil Municipality; it had 356 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 18.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Aug 2016

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