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Águas Belas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Águas Belas, Concelho de Ferreira do Zêzere, Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2016-04-08 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: aguas belas(ferreira do zezere) | cross(fleury/voided) | pallets(2) |
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[Águas Belas (Ferreira do Zêzere) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Mar 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of red and white.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a cross fleury Gules voided between two pallets Azure. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "ÁGUAS BELAS".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Mar 2016
The two wavy pallets are canting, as "águas belas" means "beautiful waters".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 9 Mar 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 3 July 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Mar 2016

Presentation of Águas Belas

Águas Belas Commune is one of the seven communes of Ferreira do Zêzere Municipality; it had 1072 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 22.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Mar 2016

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