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Fragoso Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Fragoso, Concelho de Barcelos, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-05-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Fragoso commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 10 May 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, 10 May 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Gules, a key Or, issuant from base a valley Argent garnished Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "FRAGOSO".
The key might be an attribute of St. Peter, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 May 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 3 June 1998
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 May 2016

Presentation of Fragoso

Fragoso Commune is one of the 61 communes of Barcelos Municipality; it had 2193 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 12.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 May 2016

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