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Duas Igrejas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Duas Igrejas, Concelho de Penafiel, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2017-02-09 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Duas Igrejas (Penafiel) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 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.
Sources: this photo and this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Feb 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, two weathercocks respectant Vert, in chief a billet Sable pierced 32-times (ordered 4 x 8) Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "DUAS IGREJAS - PENAFIEL".
The weathercocks are representing two churches (Port.: duas igrejas and are thus punning.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Feb 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 19 July 2005
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Feb 2017

Presentation of Duas Igrejas

Duas Igrejas Commune is one of the 27 communes of Penafiel Municipality; it had 2426 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 6.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Feb 2017

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