São João da Madeira (city)

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SÃO JOÃO DA MADEIRA

District : Aveiro

Brasão de São João da Madeira (city)

Official blazon

Escudo partido em pala, sobrepondo-se-lhe uma barra de negro; esmaltado de prata, à direita, em que sobressai o perfil de uma fábrica, a vermelho vivo; à esquerda, esmaltado de verde, com um feixe erguido de parras de trigo dourado; na barra negra sobressai a palavra " LABOR ", a letras de ouro. Coroa Mural de cinco torres de prata. Listel branco, com dizeres a negro: " CIDADE DE S. JOÃO DA MADEIRA ".

Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on ?

The chief, with the word LABOR (work) in it, means that it was because of all the work from it's "Unhas Negras" (Black Fingernails, workers' dirty hands from working hard) that São João da Madeira developed and became an modern town.

The red factory records the industrial and developer spirit of the people of São João da Madeira; the garb points to the agricultural base (background) and the living habits of the people natural to São João da Madeira.

Freguesias in São João da Madeira :


Literature : image send by Sergio Horta, information received from Ricardo Garcia(RGarcia904@aol.com)

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