Faial

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FAIAL

Municipality : Santana
Region : Madeira

Brasão de Faial

Official blazon

Escudo de ouro, dois ramos de faia, passados em aspa, sobrepostos a uma ponte de três arcos de negro, lavrada de prata, firmada nos flancos e movente de um pé ondado de azul e prata de cinco tiras; em chefe, águia de negro coroada do mesmo, armada e sancada de vermelho. Coroa mural de prata de três torres. Listel branco com a legenda de negro, em maiúsculas : “ FAIAL - SANTANA “.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on August 30, 1999.

I have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms. Any information is welcome !


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Literature : image provided by Sergio Horta


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