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Avelãs de Cima Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Avelãs de Cima, Concelho de Anadia, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2016-04-09 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Avelãs de Cima commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2016
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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.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, an eradicated pine tree Or, flanked by a branch of hazelnut Argent fruited Or at dexter and a cogwheel Argent at sinister. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "AVELÃS DE CIMA".
The hazelnut (Port.: "avelã" for the nut) is a canting element.
Source: this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2016

Presentation of Avelãs de Cima

Avelãs de Cima Commune is one of the ten communes of Anadia Municipality; it had 2185 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 40.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2016

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