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Abragão Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Abragão, Concelho de Penafiel, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2017-02-09 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: abragao | mount | hammer | keys(crossed) |
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[Abragão commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 8 Feb 2017
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of white and blue.
Source: this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Feb 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Azure, issuant from base a mount Argent, charged with a hammer sable set in fess, in chief a pair of keys crossed per saltire, the sinister bendy one Or and the bendy one Argent. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "ABRAGÃO".
The crossed keys are attributes of St. Peter, the local patron saint.
Sources: municipal webpage Penafiel and this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Feb 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 23 July 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Feb 2017

Presentation of Abragão

Abragão Commune is one of the 27 communes of Penafiel Municipality; it had 2341 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 1.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Feb 2017

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