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Carapinheira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Carapinheira, Concelho de Montemor-o-Velho, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2016-01-17 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Carapinheira commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Jan 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 yellow and blue.
Source: municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Jan 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, two storks statant Proper, in chief a heart Gules pinched seven times and having an aureole Argent. In base a bunch of rice ears Or tied Gules. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "CARAPINHEIRA" or "VILA DE CARAPINHEIRA".
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Jan 2016

Presentation of Carapinheira

Carapinheira Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Montemor-o-Velho municipality (q.v.); it had 2898 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 12.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Jan 2016

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