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Esmoriz Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Esmoriz, Concelho de Ovar, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2015-10-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field gyronny of eight of blue and white .
Source: Lousa Textil online catalogue
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Aug 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Or, in base a branch of laurel, issuant from branch two hands Proper holding a cogwheel Sable with three spokes displaying a scene in each third of the cogwheel, above an embowed Latin inscription in black initials "VIRTUS IN LABORE" (virtue in labour). Mural crown Argent with five visible towers (city rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "CIDADE DE ESMORIZ"
municipal webpage of Ovar
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Aug 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Aug 2015

Presentation of Esmoriz

Esmoriz Commune is one of the five communes of the Ovar municipality (q.v.); it had 11 448 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 9.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Aug 2015

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