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Faial Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Faial, Concelho de Santana, Madeira

Last modified: 2015-02-14 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Faial commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 18 Jan 2014
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Jan 2014

Coat of arms

[Faial commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta,

Shield Or, two branches of beech tree Vert ordered per saltire over a bridge Sable masoned Argent with three arches based on waves of Azure and Argent and beneath a crowned eagle Sable armed, lined and tongued Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "FAIAL - SANTANA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Jan 2014

Flag and arms adopted and published in Diário da República: III Série on 30 August 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Jan 2014

Presentation of Faial

Faial Commune is one of the six communes of Santana Municipality (q.v.); it had inhabitants in 2011 and covers  km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Jan 2014

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