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Milagres Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Milagres, Concelho de Leiria, Distrito de Leiria

Last modified: 2016-05-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Milagres commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 19 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 red field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or with base wavy of Azure and Argent, a corn cob Gules leaved Vert, flanked by two eradicated pines Vert, issuant from base a doublemount Vert, in chief a flamy heart Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "MILAGRES".
The heart probably is an attribute of Lord Jesus of the Miracles, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 2 May 1998
Klaus-Michael Schneider,

Presentation of Milagres

Milagres Commune is one of the 18 communes of Leiria Municipality; it had 3071 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 17.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2016

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