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Jazente Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Jazente, Concelho de Amarante, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2018-06-22 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Jazente commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 June 2018
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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, 22 June 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Gules with base wavy of Argent and Azure, a church and its belfry Argent, both masoned sable with port and windows Gules, flanked by a grapevine at dexter and a corn cob at sinister, both Or leafed Argent. In chief a fleur-de-lis Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "JAZENTE - AMARANTE".
The fleur-de-lis is an attribute of St. Mary, the local patron saint. The church is representing the local Romanesque parish church.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 June 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 30 November 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 June 2018

Presentation of Jazente

Jazente Commune is one of the 26 communes of Amarante Municipality; it had 542 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 3.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 June 2018

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