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Caires Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Caires, Concelho de Amares, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2018-03-26 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Caires commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 22 Mar 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain red field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Mar 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Or, a fess of stones Gules edged Sable, issuant from base a triplemount Vert, in chief three corn plants Vert fruited Argent and ordered per fess. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll (Bénard Guedes style) with inscription in black capitals "CAIRES".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Mar 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 16 April 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Mar 2018

Presentation of Caires

Caires Commune is one of the 16 communes of Amares Municipality; it had 868 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Mar 2018

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