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Aveloso Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Aveloso, Concelho de Mêda, Distrito da Guarda

Last modified: 2017-04-01 by klaus-michael schneider
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on field quartered of green and white.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Apr 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, issuant from base a doublemount Vert, crowned by a throughout bridge Sable, masoned Argent and having three arches, in dexter chief a cross patty alisee Gules, in sinister chief a cross patty Gules charged with a Greek cross Argent. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "AVELOSO - MEDA".
The crosses are referring to the Order of the Templars (at dexter) and the Order of the Knights of Christ (at sinister).
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Apr 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 25 November 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Apr 2017

Presentation of Aveloso

Aveloso Commune is one of the 11 communes of Mêda Municipality; it had 207 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 7.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Apr 2017

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