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Peraboa Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Peraboa, Concelho de Covilhã, Distrito de Castelo Branco

Last modified: 2018-07-04 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Peraboa commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 July 2018
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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: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 July 2018

Coat of Arms

[Peraboa commune CoA] image located by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Nov 2015

Shield Vert, two grapevines Or leafed Argent ordered per fess, in chief two olive branches Argent crossed per saltire fruited Or, in base a well Argent pouring water of Azure and Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll (sometimes in Bénard Guedes style) with inscription in black initials "PERABOA".
Grapevines and branches are representing viticulture and oliviculture, the main business lines. The well is part of the cultural heritage and had been a donation to the commune of the Dukes of Lafões.
Source: Covilhã municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Nov 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 23 May 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 July 2018

Presentation of Peraboa

Peraboa Commune is one of the 21 communes of the Covilhã municipality (q.v.); it had 953 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 27.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Nov 2015

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