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Carrapatas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Carrapatas, Concelho de Macedo de Cavaleiros, Distrito de Bragança

Last modified: 2016-05-14 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: carrapatas | crozier | cork oak(branch) | olive(branch) | fountain(heraldic) |
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[Carrapatas commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 11 Apr 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.
Sources: heraldry page of communal webpage and this photo
António Martins-Tuválkin, 11 Apr 2016

Coat of arms

[Carrapatas commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 11 Apr 2016

The shield is Or, a crozier Gules between two branches Vert in pale, with the dexter of cork oak acorned Gules and the sinister of olive fruited Sable, in base a heraldic fountain. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers «according to the law» and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "CARRAPATAS - MACEDO DE CAVALEIROS".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 11 Apr 2016

Flag and arms approved by the communal government on 13 September 2008, published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 1 August 2009
Source: Diário da República
António Martins-Tuválkin, 11 Apr 2016

Presentation of Carrapatas

Carrapatas Commune is one of the 30 communes of Macedo de Cavaleiros Municipality; it had 197 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 6.7 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 11 Apr 2016

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