This page is part of © FOTW Flags Of The World website

Roriz Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Roriz, Concelho de Santo Tirso, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2017-09-22 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: roriz(santo tirso) | portal | keys(crossed) | wheat(ear) |
Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors

[Roriz (Santo Tirso) commune] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 31 July 2017
See also:

About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 31 July 2017

Coat of arms

[Roriz (Santo Tirso) commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 31 July 2017

Shield Azure a Romanesque portal Or with door Sable, in chief two keys in saltire, one key Or in bend over another key Argent in bend sinister, both with their wards upwards and inwards and tied Gules, flanked by two bundles of three wheat ears Or. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "RORIZ - SANTO TIRSO".
The crossed keys are an attribute of St. Peter, the local patron saint.
Source: this webpage
António Martins-Tuválkin, 31 July 2017 and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sep 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 24 April 2013
António Martins-Tuválkin, 31 July 2017

Presentation of Roriz

Roriz Commune is one of the 14 communes of Santo Tirso Municipality; it had 3665 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.9 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 31 July 2017

back to Santo Tirso Communes click here