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Achada Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Achada, Concelho de Nordeste, Açores

Last modified: 2018-07-25 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 a field quartered of white and green.
Source: Nordeste municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 July 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Or; a bar wavy Azure, charged with a barrulet wavy Argent; in chief a goshawk proper (= Maron), holding a in his claws a blue inescutcheons, charged with five plates in quincunx; in base a potatoe shrub Vert with potatoes Argent, between a wheat ear Vert at sexter and a corn cob Gules leafed Vert at sinister. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "ACHADA - NORDESTE".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 July 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 30 October 1996 and confirmed on 30 August 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 July 2018

Presentation of Achada

Achada Commune is one of the nine communes of Nordeste Municipality; it had 435 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 11.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 July 2018

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