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Pedreira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia da Pedreira, Concelho de Tomar, Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2014-08-23 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Pedreira (Tomar) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 25 Oct 2001
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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 (village rank).
Sérgio Horta, 25 Oct 2001

Coat of arms

[Pedreira (Tomar) commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 26 Oct 2001

Or field, a sable nebuly fess, charged with hammer and mallet crossed per saltire argent, in chief, a gules cross voided argent, in point 4 wavy fesses, 2 argent and 2 azure . Argent 3 towers mural crown(village rank). White scroll with inscription in black upper case letters "PEDREIRA - TOMAR".
Hammer and mallet are the symbols of mining. The cross is alluding to the of the Order of Christ Knights.
Sérgio Horta, 25 Oct 2001

Published on Diário da República (the official journal), on 30/12/1998 —
Sérgio Horta, 25 Oct 2001

Presentation of Pedreira

Pedreira is one of the 16 communes of Tomar Municipality covering 12,01 km². It had 549 inhabitants in 2011.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Aug 2014

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