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Palhaça Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Palhaça, Concelho de Oliveira do Bairro, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2016-04-13 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: palhaca | keys(crossed) | grapevine | wheat(ear) |
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[Palhaça commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Source: this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, two grapevines Purpure leaved Vert ordered per fess, in chief a pair of keys Azure crossed per saltire and tied Gules, in base a wheat ear Vert. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "PALHAÇA".
The keys are an attribute of St. Peter.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 2 June 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2016

Presentation of Palhaça

Palhaça Commune is one of the four communes of Oliveira do Bairro Municipality; it had 2627 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 10.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2016

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