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Febres Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Febres, Concelho de Cantanhede, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2015-05-30 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Febres commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 28 May 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of yellow and blue.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 May 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Purpure, between four heraldic fountains a medal Or displaying an image of St. Mary with baby child Jesus Christ, both crowned Or, in central chief a fleur-de-lis Or. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "VILA DE FEBRES"
The fleur-de-lis is an attribute of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, the local patron saint. The image in the medal is also referring to St. Mary.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 May 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 27 July 1993
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 May 2015

Presentation of Febres

Febres Commune is one of the 14 communes of the Cantanhede municipality (q.v.); it had 3352 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 22.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 May 2015

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