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São Pedro de Tomar Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de São Pedro de Tomar, Concelho de Tomar, Distrito de Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2015-07-18 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: sao pedro de tomar | sao pedro da beberriqueira | key | base(wavy) | cross(templar) | grapevine |
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[São Pedro de Tomar commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 15 July 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain purple field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 July 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent,, a fessy key Purpure between a rounded cross patty Gules above and a grapevine Purpure leaved Vert beneath. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "SÃO PEDRO DE TOMAR".
The key is an attribute of St. Peter, name giver of the commune and local patron saint. The cross is alluding to the Order of the Templars.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 July 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 11 August 1998
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 July 2015

Presentation of São Pedro de Tomar

São Pedro de Tomar Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Tomar municipality (q.v.); it had 3027 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 35.8 km². Until 1961 the name of the commune was São Pedro da Beberriqueira.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 July 2015

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