São Roque do Pico

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SÃO ROQUE DO PICO

Region : Açores

Brasão de São Roque do Pico
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Portuguese Escudo de prata, com dois cachos de uvas de púrpura folhados e sustidos de verde. Em contra-chefe, três faixas ondadas de verde, em que nada uma baleia de negro realçada de ouro. Em chefe, um açor de sua cor realçado, voado, com uma quina de Portugal nas garras. Coroa mural de prata de quatro torres. Listel branco com a legenda a negro : " VILA DE S. ROQUE DO PICO ".
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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on June 1, 1940.

The eagle holding the shield is the symbol of the Açores. The shield itself is based on the National arms. The grapes and whale indicate the main economic activities on the island, viticulture and (historically) whaling.

Freguesias in São Roque do Pico :

Literature : image send by Sergio Horta


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