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Árvore Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Árvore, Concelho de Vila do Conde, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2016-09-10 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Árvore commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Sep 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Sep 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Sable with base wavy of Argent and Vert, an eradicated tree Or leaved Argent, not specified within blazon but obviously an ash, flanked by an orb Or at dexter and a corn cob Or leaved Argent at sinister. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "ÁRVORE".
The tree (Port.: árvore) is a canting element, the orb usually is an attribute of the Divine Saviour. The base wavy of green and white is representing the Atlantic.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Sep 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 30 November 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Sep 2016

Presentation of Árvore

Árvore Commune is one of the 21 communes of Vila do Conde Municipality; it had 5196 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 6.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Sep 2016

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