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Longroiva Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Longroiva, Concelho de Mêda, Distrito da Guarda

Last modified: 2017-04-01 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Longroiva commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Apr 2017
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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 white and green.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Apr 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Vert; issuant from base a mount Sable, crowned by a throughout wall Argent masoned Sable, crowned by an embattled tower of the same, both having a window Gules, the tower is flanked by two swords Argent in pale hilted Or, in chief an inescutcheon Argent charged with a cross patty alisee Gules. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "LONGROIVA".
The cross in inescutcheon is referring to the Order of the Templars.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Apr 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 3 July 2007
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Apr 2017

Presentation of Longroiva

Longroiva Commune is one of the 11 communes of Mêda Municipality; it had 286 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 41.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Apr 2017

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