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Valongo dos Azeites Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Valongo dos Azeites, Concelho de São João da Pesqueira, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2017-02-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Valongo dos Azeites commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 23 Feb 2017
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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.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Feb 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Or a fess Azure, charged with three olive branches Argent fruited Sable and two alternating almond branches Argent fruited Or, in chief a wheel Azure bladed Gules, in base a grapevine Purpure leaved Vert. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "VALONGO DOS AZEITES".
The bladed wheel is an attribute of St. Catherine, the local patron saint. The olive branches are canting elements.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Feb 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 16 October 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Feb 2017

Presentation of Valongo dos Azeites

Valongo dos Azeites Commune is one of the 11 communes of São João da Pesqueira Municipality; it had 227 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Feb 2017

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