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Poiares e Canelas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Poiares e Canelas, Concelho de Peso da Régua, Distrito de Vila Real

Last modified: 2014-09-06 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Poiares (Peso da Régua) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 8 Jan 2009
flag of former Poiares commune
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Former Poiares Commune (until 2013)

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field (village rank).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 8 Jan 2009

Coat of arms

[Poiares (Peso da Régua) commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta,

The arms are Vert a Maltese cross Argent and a bordure dancetty Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "POIARES - PESO DA RÉGUA".

António Martins-Tuválkin, 8 Jan 2009

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série in 2001.04.06.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 8 Jan 2009

Presentation of Poiares

Poiares Commune is one of the eight communes of Peso da Réguaa Municipality (q.v.); it had 918 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 11,80 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 8 Jan 2009

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