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Requeixo, Nossa Senhora de Fátima e Nariz Commune (Portugal)

Last modified: 2017-02-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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Freguesia de Requeixo, Nossa Senhora de Fátima e Nariz, Concelho de Aveiro, Distrito de Aveiro


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Former Requeixo commune (until 2013)

I couldn't find any flag information
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Dec 2015

Coat of arms

[Requeixo commune CoA (until 2013)] image located by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Dec 2015

Shield Argent five aspen leaves Vert set in quincunx, in central chief a calvary Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "REQUEIXO - AVEIRO".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Dec 2015

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 16 November 2006
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Dec 2015


Presentation of Requeixo

Requeixo Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Aveiro Municipality (q.v.); it had 1222 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 10.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Dec 2015


Former Nossa Senhora de Fátima commune (until 2013)

I couldn't find any flag information
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Dec 2015

Coat of arms

[Nossa Senhora de Fátima (Aveiro) commune CoA (until 2013)] image located by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Dec 2015

Shield Gules with base wavy of Argent and Azure, a belfry Or, in chief a fleur-de-lis Argent flanked by two doves volant affronty of the same. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "NOSSA SENHORA DE FÁTIMA - AVEIRO".
Meaning:
The base wavy is representing Vouga River, all other elements refer to Our Lady of Fátima, the local patron saint, to whom is also dedicated the local parish church, represented in the arms by its belfry.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Dec 2015


Presentation of Nossa Senhora de Fátima

Nossa Senhora de Fátima Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Aveiro Municipality (q.v.); it had 1924 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 12.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Dec 2015


Former Nariz commune (until 2013)

[Nariz commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 2 Dec 2015

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Dec 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure semy of cherry pairs Or lined gules and leaved Argent, in base an old sailing ship Argent lined Gules, in central chief a pair of keys crossed per saltire, the bendy one Or and the sinister bendy one Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "NARIZ - AVEIRO".
Meaning:
The keys are an attribute of St. Peter, probably being the local patron saint.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Dec 2015


Presentation of Nariz

Nariz Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Aveiro Municipality (q.v.); it had 1418 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 9.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Dec 2015


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