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Foz do Arelho Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Foz do Arelho, Concelho de Caldas da Rainha, Distrito de Leiria

Last modified: 2015-10-31 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Foz do Arelho commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Vert charged with four barrulets wavy Argent superimposed by a fishing boat Or seen from prow, garnished Gules with oars Gules, chief wavy Or, over all a roundel in counterchanged colours. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FOZ DO ARELHO
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 6 July 1998
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2015

Presentation of Foz do Arelho

Foz do Arelho Commune is one of the 12 communes of the Caldas da Rainha municipality (q.v.); it had 1339 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 9.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2015

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