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São Pedro de Rates Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de São Pedro de Rates, Concelho de Póvoa do Varzim, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2017-03-27 by klaus-michael schneider
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[São Pedro de Rates commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2017
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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.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2017

Coat of arms

Shield quartered, all quarters Azure parted from one another by thin black lines; in 1st quarter a cross fleury Argent, charged with a Greek cross Gules; in 2nd quarter a mitre Or garnished Argent with crosslets Azure; in 3rd quarter a capital "S" Argent, in 4th quarter a capital "P" Argent and an irregular annulet of the same. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and blue scroll with inscription in black capitals "SÃO PEDRO DE RATES".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2017

Presentation of São Pedro de Rates

São Pedro de Rates, or simply Rates, Commune is one of the seven communes of Póvoa do Varzim Municipality; it had 2505 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 13.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2017

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