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Branca Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Branca, Concelho de Albergaria-a-Velha, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2016-01-19 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Branca commune CoA] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 10 Jan 2016
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About the Flag

I couldn't find any flag information.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Jan 2016

Coat of arms

Shield divided per pale (which isn't allowed by rules of 1930 and 1991), dexter half Azure, base filled by rocks Argent lined sable, crowned by a castle Argent masoned Sable with port and windows Azure, having three embattled towers, on the central tower a red flag with three black discs in fess is hoisted, sinister half Or with base wavy of Azure and Argent, crowned by an ancient ship Sable rigged Argent, in chief a star consisting of eight dots Purpure surrounding a crosslet Argent. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "VILA DA BRANCA".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Jan 2016

Presentation of Branca

Branca Commune is one of the six communes of the Albergaria-a-Velha municipality (q.v.); it had 5621 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 30.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Jan 2016

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