This page is part of © FOTW Flags Of The World website

Lourosa Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Lourosa, Concelho de Oliveira do Hospital, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2018-05-20 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: lourosa(oliveira dh) | belfry | laurel(branch) | cross(christ knights) |
Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors

[Lourosa (Oliveira do Hospital) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 May 2018
See also:

About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of blue and white.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 May 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Argent; a belfry Azure masoned Or with windows Or and bells Gules, flanked by two laurel branches Vert in pale; in chief a cross patty Gules, charged with a Greek cross Argent. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "LOUROSA - OLIVEIRA DO HOSPITAL".
The cross is alluding to the Order of the Knights of Christ. The laurel branches (Port.: loureiro, Latin: Laurus nobilis) are canting.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 May 2018

Published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 26 December 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 May 2018

Presentation of Lourosa

Lourosa Commune is one of the 16 communes of Oliveira do Hospital Municipality; it had 555 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 13.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 May 2018

back to Oliveira do Hospital Communes click here