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Carriço Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Carriço, Concelho de Pombal, Distrito de Leiria

Last modified: 2016-07-29 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: carrico | chief(blue) | sun(radiant) | pine | sand sedge |
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[Carriço commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 July 2016
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About the Flag

It is a slightly untypical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 July 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Vert and Argent, three pines Vert ordered 2:1, flanked by two branches of sand sedge, chief Azure charged with a radiant sun Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "CARRIÇO - POMBAL"
The base with green and white waves is symbolizing the Atlantic, being one border of the commune, the pines are representing the local flora, the sedges (Port.: carriços, Latin: carex arenae), a species of grass, are canting elements.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 July 2016

Presentation of Carriço

Carriço Commune is one of the 13 communes of Pombal Municipality; it had 3653 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 84.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 July 2016

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