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Santa Luzia Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Santa Luzia, Concelho de Tavira, Distrito de Faro

Last modified: 2015-04-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Santa Luzia (Tavira) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 11 Apr 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 green and white.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Vert and Argent, topped by a sailing boat Sable lined Argent and rigged Azure, in chief a fyke (Port: merjona) Gules at dexter and a scoop Gules at sinister. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "SANTA LUZIA - TAVIRA".
The base wavy of green and white is representing the sea and all the other charges have to do with fishery, the economic base of the commune besides tourism.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Apr 2015

Draft of flag and arms made by Diacria Company. Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 9 May 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Apr 2015

Presentation of Santa Luzia

Santa Luzia Commune is one of the six communes of the Tavira municipality (q.v.); it had 1455 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.5 km². Santa Luzia gained the title of a town on 30 June 1999.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Apr 2015

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