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Adães Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Adães, Concelho de Barcelos, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-05-17 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Adães commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 3 May 2016
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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, 3 May 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, a pair of crossed keys, the bendy one Argent and the sinister bendy one Or, tied Or, in base a flax blossom Argent, seeded and garnished Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "ADÃES".
The pair of keys is an attribute of St. Peter, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 May 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 27 January 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 May 2016

Presentation of Adães

Adães Commune is one of the 61 communes of Barcelos Municipality; it had 790 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 2.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 May 2016

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