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Pedro Miguel Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Pedro Miguel, Concelho de Horta, Açores

Last modified: 2018-07-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Pedro Miguel commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 19 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 green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 July 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Argent; a corn cob Or and a hydrangea Azure, both leafed Vert, crossed per saltire and tied Gules; in chief a 6-point star Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "PEDRO MIGUEL".
The blue star is an attribute Our Lady of Help, the local patron saint.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 July 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 11 March 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 July 2018

Presentation of Pedro Miguel

Pedro Miguel Commune is one of the 13 communes of Horta Municipality; it had 759 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 14.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 July 2018

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