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Mosteiros Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Mosteiros, Concelho de Ponta Delgada, Açores

Last modified: 2017-01-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Mosteiros (Ponta Delgada) commune CoA] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2017
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About the Flag

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Coat of arms

Shield Gules with base wavy of Argent and Vert, two milk churns Argent ordered per fess, in chief a goshawk Or, holding in his claws an inescutcheon Azure, charged with five plates in quincunx. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "MOSTEIROS - PONTA DELGADA".
The goshawk is a local symbol of the Açores. The quina is a national symbol. The base with green waves is representing the Atlantic Ocean.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 18 September 2009
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2017

Presentation of Mosteiros

Mosteiros Commune is one of the 24 communes of Ponta Delgada Municipality; it had 1123 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 9.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2017

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