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Alvares Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Alvares, Concelho de Góis, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2016-08-23 by klaus-michael schneider
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Coat of arms

Shield Or with base wavy of Azure and Argent, issuant from base a 2-arched throughout bridge Sable, masoned Argent, two twigs of pine Vert fruited Gules ordered per fess. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "ALVARES - GÓIS".
Source: communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Aug 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 11 December 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Aug 2016

Presentation of Alvares

Alvares Commune is one of the four communes of Góis Municipality; it had 812 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 100.6 km². Alvares town was seat of a municipality until 1855, consisting of just two communes: Alvares and de Portela do Fojo. It had 2817 inhabitants in 1801 and 3751 inhabitants in 1849.
Sources: municipal webpage Góis and Portuguese WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Aug 2016

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