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Fonte do Bastardo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Fonte do Bastardo, Concelho de Praia da Vitória, Açores

Last modified: 2015-11-10 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Fonte do Bastardo commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Nov 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Source:this webpage displays a sleeve badge.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Gules, a heraldic fountain, in central chief a crown of the Holy Spirit Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FONTE DO BASTARDO".
The fountain is a canting element. The crown is that one used on corteges in order to honour the Holy Spirit.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Nov 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 19 December 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Nov 2015

Presentation of Fonte do Bastardo

Fonte do Bastardo Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Praia da Vitória municipality (q.v.); it had 1278 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 8.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Nov 2015

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