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Queiriga Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Queiriga, Concelho de Vila Nova de Paiva, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2018-01-30 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Queiriga commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Jan 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Source: this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Jan 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Vert with base wavy of Argent and Azure, a dolmen Or, flanked by two heather branches Argent blossomed Purpure, in chief a corn cob Or leafed Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "QUEIRIGA".
The heather branches (Port.: queiró; Latin: Erica umbellata) are canting elements.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Jan 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 22 October 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Jan 2018

Presentation of Queiriga

Queiriga Commune is one of the five communes of Vila Nova de Paiva Municipality; it had 575 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 35.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Jan 2018

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