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Oliveira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Oliveira, Concelho de Barcelos, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-06-04 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Oliveira (Barcelos) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta,
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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.
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Coat of arms

Shield Argent, an olive tree Vert, garnished and fruited Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "OLIVEIRA - BARCELOS".
The arms are canting, the name of the commune means "olive tree".
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Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 16 March 1999
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Presentation of Oliveira

Oliveira Commune is one of the 61 communes of Barcelos Municipality; it had 1004 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.5 km².
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