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Alijó Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Alijó, Distrito de Vila Real

Last modified: 2014-10-25 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: alijo; | coat of arms: bordure | discs: 8 | towers: 2 | tower (red) | tree: sweet chestnut | chestnut |
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[Alijó municipality] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 26 July 2007
See also: External links:
  • Page about Alijó at the Portuguese Municipalities’s Association website (incl. image of the arms)
    reported by António Martins, 18 Nov 2001
  • Alijó at the English Wikipedia
    reported by António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 July 2007

About the flag

It is a fairily typical portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centered on background quarterly (town rank), yellow and green. Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário do Governo : I Série in 1932.06.08.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 July 2007

Coat of arms

Alijó municipality
image by Sérgio Horta, 26 Jul 2007

The arms are Or between two towers Sable a sweet chestnut Vert trunked and erradicated Sable and on a bordure Sable eight cupules Or. Mural crown argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters"VILA DE ALIJÓ".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 July 2007

Version without the coat of arms

Alijó plain flag
image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 2010

Presentation of Alijó

Alijó municipality had 14 320 inhabitants in 2001 and consists of 19 communes covering 297,57 km². It is part of Vila Real District, traditional province and 1999 ref. adm. region Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, C.C.R. / NUTS II Norte and NUTS III Douro.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 July 2007