Montenegro (Faro)

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MONTENEGRO

Municipality : Faro
District : Faro

Brasão de Montenegro (Faro)

Official blazon

Escudo de ouro, uma árvore de verde, arrancada do mesmo, entre duas cegonhas de vermelho, sancadas de negro, a da dextra volvida; pé ondado de verde e prata. Coroa mural de prata de três torres. Listel branco, com a legenda a negro em maiúsculas : MONTENEGRO - FARO “.

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on May 30, 2000.

The tree is related to the legend of the name o fthe parish; when seen from Faro city the thick forest in the parish looked like a black hill (monte Negro). The two storks symbolise that there are many storks in the parish and surrounding wetlands. The waves symbolise the Formosa river and the Atlantic Ocean.


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