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Alvarenga Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Alvarenga, Concelho de Arouca, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2018-06-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Alvarenga (Arouca) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 June 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 black and yellow.
Sources: this photo and this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 June 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Gules with base wavy of Argent and Azure, a bull passant Or armed Sable, in chief a Latin cross Sable nimbed Argent and flanked by two oak twigs Or with the acorns' capsules Argent, Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "ALVARENGA - AROUCA".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 June 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 6 August 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 June 2018

Presentation of Alvarenga

Alvarenga Commune is one of the 16 communes of Arouca Municipality; it had 1223 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 38.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 June 2018

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