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Ponta Delgada Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Ponta Delgada, Concelho de Santa Cruz das Flores, Açores

Last modified: 2016-09-03 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: ponta delgada(sta cruz das flores) | keys(crossed) | wheat(ear) | fish |
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[Ponta Delgada (Santa Cruz das Flores) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 28 Aug 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Aug 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, two crossed keys in saltire, the bendy one Or and the sinister bendy one Argent, in chief a wheat ear Gules leaved Or, base wavy Argent, charged with one barrulet wavy Azure and another one Vert, between the barrulets two fish Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "PONTA DELGADA - SANTA CRUZ DAS FLORES".
The crossed keys are an attribute of St. Peter, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Aug 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 24 May 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Aug 2016

Presentation of Ponta Delgada

Ponta Delgada Commune is one of the four communes of Santa Cruz das Flores Municipality; it had 359 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 18.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Aug 2016

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