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Caranguejeira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Caranguejeira, Concelho de Leiria, Distrito de Leiria

Last modified: 2016-05-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Caranguejeira commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 18 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 green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 May 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a grapevine Purple leaved Vert, flanked by two eradicated pines Proper fruited Or, in chief a fleur-de-lis Vert, in base two barrulets Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "CARANGUEJEIRA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 May 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 4 March 1997
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 May 2016

Presentation of Caranguejeira

Caranguejeira Commune is one of the 18 communes of Leiria Municipality; it had 4691 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 31.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 May 2016

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