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Oliveira do Douro Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Oliveira do Douro, Concelho de Vila Nova de Gaia, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2015-12-14 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Oliveira do Douro commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 10 Dec 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Azure, an aqueduct Argent masoned Sable, in chief an olive branch Argent fruited Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "OLIVEIRA DO DOURO"
The olive branch is a canting element.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 8 August 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2015

Presentation of Oliveira do Douro

Oliveira do Douro Commune is one of the 15 communes of the Vila Nova de Gaia municipality (q.v.); it had 22 383 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 6.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Dec 2015

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