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Aveiras de Baixo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Aveiras de Baixo, Concelho de Azambuja, Distrito de Lisboa

Last modified: 2015-04-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Aveiras de Baixo commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta,17 Apr 2015
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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 purple and white.
Klaus-Michael Schneider,17 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a lion rampant Purpure armed and tongued Azure, holding a sword cross Gules by his fore paws, surrounded in orle by two branches of blackberry Vert tied in base saltirishly. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "AVEIRAS DE BAIXO".
The cross is alluding to the Order of Santiago.
Klaus-Michael Schneider,17 Apr 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 28 July 1992
Klaus-Michael Schneider,17 Apr 2015

Presentation of Aveiras de Baixo

Aveiras de Baixo Commune is one of the seven communes of the Azambuja municipality (q.v.); it had 1317 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 18.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider,17 Apr 2015

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