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Cabo da Praia Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Cabo da Praia, Concelho de Praia da Vitória, Açores

Last modified: 2020-04-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Cabo da Praia commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 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 white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Gules, issuant from base an embattled tower Argent masoned Sable with windows Azure, at dexter a wheat ear Or, at sinister a corn cob Or leaved Argent, in central chief a wheel Or bladed Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "CABO DA PRAIA".
The bladed wheel is an attribute of St. Katherine.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Nov 2015

Presentation of Cabo da Praia

Cabo da Praia Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Praia da Vitória municipality (q.v.); it had 760 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 6.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Nov 2015

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