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Vale da Figueira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Vale da Figueira, Concelho de São João da Pesqueira, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2017-02-25 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: vale da figueira(s. joao da pesqueira) | chevron | rosary | fig(twig) |
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[Vale da Figueira commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 22 Feb 2017
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About the Flag

I couldn't find any flag information.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Feb 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a chevron in counter-point Sable, in chief a fig twig Vert fruited Purpure, over all a circular rosary Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "VALE DE FIGUEIRA - S. JOÃO DA PESQUEIRA"
The name of the commune means "valley of the fig tree". If the chevron is symbolizing a valley, then twig and chevron together are canting.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Feb 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 7 September 1998
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Feb 2017

Presentation of Vale da Figueira

Vale da Figueira Commune is one of the 11 communes of São João da Pesqueira Municipality; it had 462 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 10.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Feb 2017

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