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Ferragudo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Ferragudo, Concelho de Lagoa (Algarve), Distrito de Faro

Last modified: 2015-05-01 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Ferragudo commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 29 Apr 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of white and blue.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Azure, a castle Or, having three embattled towers, with port and windows Azure, masoned Sable, flanked by two paly lances Argent, issuant from a mountain Argent. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FERRAGUDO".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Apr 2015


Former symbols

[Ferragudo commune (1992-1999)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 29 Apr 2015

The only difference was the number of visible towers of the mural crown: three (village rank).
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Apr 2015

Ferragudo gained the title of a town on 30 June 1999. Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 16 August 2000, former symbols on 24 November 1992
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Apr 2015


Presentation of Ferragudo

Ferragudo Commune is one of the four communes of the Lagoa (Algarve) municipality (q.v.); it had 1973 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Apr 2015


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