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Dornelas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Dornelas, Concelho de Amares, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2018-03-26 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Dornelas (Amares) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Mar 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Source: this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Mar 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a bend wavy Azure charged with a bendlet wavy Argent, in sinister chief an embattled tower Gules, masoned Or and with port and windows Or, in dexter base an orange branch Vert fruited thrice by oranges proper. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "DORNELAS - AMARES".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Mar 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 6 May 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Mar 2018

Presentation of Dornelas

Dornelas Commune is one of the 16 communes of Amares Municipality; it had 508 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 3.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Mar 2018

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