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Santa Cristina Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Santa Cristina, Concelho de Mesão Frio, Distrito de Vila Real

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[Santa Cristina commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 27 Sep 2010
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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.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 27 Sep 2010

Coat of arms

[Santa Cristina commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 27 Sep 2010

Shield Or, three mountains Sable the peaks snow (Note that the colour of snow, proper, is white, not white/Argent (grey/silver)) covered over a base wavy of Argent and Azure, in central chief two arrows Sable crossed per saltire and cut by a pair of scissors Azure, below two barrels Purpure ringed Argent and nailed Sable, one at either flank. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "MESÃO FRIO - SANTA CRISTINA".
The mountains are referring to the municipal arms.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 27 Sep 2010

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 11 October 2004
António Martins-Tuválkin, 27 Sep 2010

Presentation of Santa Cristina

Santa Cristina Commune is one of the seven communes of Mesão Frio Municipality (q.v.); it had 821 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 6,41 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 27 Sep 2010

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