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Santa Maria de Cárquere Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Santa Maria de Cárquere, Concelho de Resende, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2017-02-04 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: santa maria de carquere | carquere | wheat(ear) | fleur-de-lis(white) | altar |
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[Santa Maria de Cárquere commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Jan 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Source: communal heraldry page
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Jan 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Sable, two wheat ears Or ordered per fess, in chief a fleur-de-lis Argent, in base an altar Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "CÁRQUERE".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Jan 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 7 November 2006
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Jan 2016

Presentation of Santa Maria de Cárquere

Santa Maria de Cárquere, or simply Cárquere, Commune is one of the 11 communes of Resende Municipality; it had 854 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 7.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Jan 2016

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