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Furnas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Furnas, Concelho de Povoação, Açores

Last modified: 2018-03-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Furnas commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Mar 2018
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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 white and blue.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Mar 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, issuant from base a doublemount, a volcano, charged with a bar wavy parted Azure and Gules and fimbriated Argent, supplied from both peaks by a bend Azure fimbriated Argent and a bend sinister Gules fimbriated Argent, in chief a goshawk volant proper, holding an inescutcheon Azure, charged with five plates in quincunx (quina) . Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "FURNAS - POVOAÇÃO".
Meaning:
The goshawk is a local symbol of the Açores. The double mount is referring to volcanoes and hot springs alongside the caldera of St. Michael.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Mar 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 16 December 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Mar 2018


Presentation of Furnas

Furnas Commune is one of the six communes of Povoação Municipality; it had 1445 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 34.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Mar 2018


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