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Carvalhosa Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Carvalhosa, Concelho de Paços de Ferreira, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2017-04-06 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Carvalhosa commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 4 Apr 2017
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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.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, two corn cobs Or leafed Vert, in dexter chief a cross patty rounded Gules, in sinister chief a cogwheel Or, issuant from base a throughout bridge Argent masoned Sable and having one arch. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "CARVALHOSA".
The cross is alluding to the Order of the Templars.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 28 August 1996
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2017

Presentation of Carvalhosa

Carvalhosa Commune is one of the 12 communes of Paços de Ferreira Municipality; it had 4583 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 6.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2017

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