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Figueiró do Campo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Figueiró do Campo, Concelho de Soure, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2016-08-13 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: figueiro do campo | bar(wavy) | baton | canteen | fig(branch) |
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[Figueiró do Campo commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 11 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 red field.
Source: communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Jan 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a bar wavy Azure, charged with a barrulet wavy Argent, in chief a bendy baton Sable with a canteen Gules, in base two branches of fig tree Vert fruited Purpure crossed per saltire. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "FIGUEIRÓ DO CAMPO".
Baton and canteen are representing St. James the Elder, the local patron saint, adored by the locals. The bar wavy is representing the rivers Ega and Mouros and the fertility of the soils. The branches are canting elements, the communes name is derived from "figueira" (= fig tree).
Source: communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Jan 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Jan 2016

Presentation of Figueiró do Campo

Figueiró do Campo Commune is one of the ten communes of Soure Municipality; it had 1507 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 8.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Jan 2016

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