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Esmolfe Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Esmolfe, Concelho de Penalva do Castelo, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2020-04-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Esmolfe commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Nov 2015
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About the Flag

It is a slightly untypical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

[Esmolfe commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 25 Nov 2015

Shield Or, between two bars wavy divided Azure-Argent-Azure an apple tree eradicated Vert fruited Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "ESMOLFE".
The tree is the so called "Bravo de Esmolfe".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Nov 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 20 March 2012
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Nov 2015

Presentation of Esmolfe

Esmolfe Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Penalva do Castelo municipality (q.v.); it had 417 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 10.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Nov 2015

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