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A-dos-Negros Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de A-dos-Negros, Concelho de Óbidos, Distrito de Leiria

Last modified: 2016-03-26 by klaus-michael schneider
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[A-dos-Negros commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Mar 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain turquoise blue field.
Source: Óbidos municipal webpage on occasion of freguesia's 257 years anniversary on 26 June 2012
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or with base wavy of Azure and Argent, a jar Gules surrounded by two branches of blackberry Vert fruited Purpure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "A-DOS-NEGROS".
The jar is representing the local traditional artwook of pottery. The blackberries are representing local shrubbery, agriculture, especially the cultivation of berries. The base wavy is representing Arnóia River.
Sources: here and Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Mar 2016

Flag and arms were approved on 28 March 2002.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Mar 2016

Presentation of A-dos-Negros

A-dos-Negros Commune is one of the seven communes of Óbidos Municipality; it had 1489 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 16.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Mar 2016

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