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Ribeira Quente Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Ribeira Quente, Concelho de Povoação, Açores

Last modified: 2018-03-08 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: ribeira quente | base(wavy) | goshawk | boat | fishnet | fish |
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[Ribeira Quente commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Mar 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Source: this video
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Mar 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Vert, sailing on base a boat Gules rigged Argent, the base is superimposed by a fishnet Sable catching two fish respectant Or, in chief in chief a goshawk volant Or, holding an inescutcheon Azure, charged with five plates in quincunx (quina). Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "RIBEIRA QUENTE"
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Mar 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 10 May 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Mar 2018

Presentation of Ribeira Quente

Ribeira Quente Commune is one of the six communes of Povoação Municipality; it had 771 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 9.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Mar 2018

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