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Corte do Pinto Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Corte do Pinto, Concelho de Mértola, Distrito de Beja

Last modified: 2015-11-13 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Corte do Pinto commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 12 Nov 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Or, a fleur-de-lis Azure, a sheaf of three wheat ears Vert tied Gules, a pit-lamp Azure illuminated Argent and a branch of oak Vert, the whole ensemble ordered per cross. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "CORTE DO PINTO - MÉRTOLA".
The fleur-de-lis is an attribute of Our Lady of Conception, the local patron saint, the other charges are representing agriculture, mining and forestry.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Nov 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 14 June 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Nov 2015

Presentation of Corte do Pinto

Corte do Pinto Commune is one of the seven communes of the Mértola municipality (q.v.); it had 857 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 70.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Nov 2015

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