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Troviscal Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Troviscal, Concelho de Sertã, Distrito de Castelo Branco

Last modified: 2018-03-07 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Troviscal (Sertã) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Mar 2018
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About the Flag

It is a slightly untypical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Mar 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Or with base wavy of Azure and Argent, an eradicated pine tree Vert flanked by two ravens respectant Sable, in chief a wreath of paradise plant proper. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "TROVISCAL - SERTÃ".
The ravens are an attribute of St. Vincent, the local patron saint. The paradise palnt (Latin: Daphne mezereum; Port.: trovisco) is a canting element.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Mar 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 15 July 1998
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Mar 2018

Presentation of Troviscal

Troviscal Commune is one of the ten communes of Sertã Municipality; it had 864 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 54.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Mar 2018

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