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Alvorninha Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Alvorninha, Concelho de Caldas da Rainha, Distrito de Leiria

Last modified: 2015-10-31 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Alvorninha commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 13 Oct 2015
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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.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Oct 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, a fess chequered of Argent and Gules (3 rows 10 columns), in base a millstone Argent, in chief a fleur-de-lis Or opened Azure. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank)and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "ALVORNINHA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Oct 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 14 June 1996
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Oct 2015

Presentation of Alvorninha

Alvorninha Commune is one of the 12 communes of the Caldas da Rainha municipality (q.v.); it had 2987 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 37.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Oct 2015

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