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Mosteiros municipality (Cabo Verde)

Konsedju di Musteru

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Mosteiros mun. flag image by António Martins, 28 October 2007

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About the flag

The municipality of Mosteiros, in Fogo Island, Cabo Verde, has a red flag with its logo over all surrounded by the usual 10 yellow five-pointed stars (from 8 to 11 o’clock and from 1 to 4 o’clock), by a white scroll reading "Município dos Mosteiros - Cabo Verde" in black sans-serif capitals (below), and by three overlapping white ellipses (12 o’clock).
António Martins, 05 April 2006 and 28 October 2007

Banner version

Mosteiros mun. banner image by António Martins, 28 October 2007

The banner, in small rigid pentagonal hanging form (what in Portuguese is usually called a galhardete), is quartered green and red; shown on line, and also visible at the Mayor’s office.
António Martins, 05 April 2006, 28 October 2007, and 17 September 2007

Emblem detail

Mosteiros mun. embl. image by António Martins, 05 April 2006

The logo itself is circular and shows a sloped seaside landscape in shades of light blue and grey, with a snow-covered peak and four brown coffee beans at the observer’s right in foreground, stacked 2+2. All items outlined in black.

Since "mosteiros" / "musteru" means "monasteries", this is not a canting logo, as no building is visible on it. Coffee, on the other hand, is the municipality’s major produce.

António Martins, 05 April 2006