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Oliveira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Oliveira, Concelho de Arcos de Valdevez, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-12-27 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Oliveira (Arcos de Valdevez) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 31 Dec 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Dec 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Or, an olive tree eradicated Vert fruited Sable between two barrulets wavy Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "OLIVEIRA - ARCOS DE VALDEVEZ".
The blue barrulets are representing the rivers Lima and Vez, the name giver of the municipality. The olive tree (Port.: oliveira) is a canting element.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Dec 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 3 October 2000, draft of flag and arms made by Vidal A. Sotto Mayor Paredes
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Dec 2015

Presentation of Oliveira

Oliveira Commune is one of the 36 communes of the Arcos de Valdevez municipality (q.v.); it had 330 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 3.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Dec 2015

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