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Agrela Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Agrela, Concelho de Santo Tirso, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2017-09-22 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Agrela (Santo Tirso) commune] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 31 July 2017
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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.
Sources: this photo and this photo
António Martins-Tuválkin, 31 July 2017

Coat of arms

[Agrela (Santo Tirso) commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 31 July 2017

Shield Or, a grape vine arbour Vert fruited Argent, in chief two keys Purprure in saltire with their wards upwards and outwards and tied Gules, on a base wavy Azure a barrulet wavy Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "AGRELA - SANTO TIRSO"
The crossed keys are an attribute of St. Peter, the local patron saint.
Source: this webpage
António Martins-Tuválkin, 31 July 2017 and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Sep 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 6 August 1997
António Martins-Tuválkin, 31 July 2017

Presentation of Agrela

Agrela Commune is one of the 14 communes of Santo Tirso Municipality; it had 1584 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 7.1 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 31 July 2017

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