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Alfarelos Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Alfarelos, Concelho de Soure, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2016-08-10 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Alfarelos commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 11 July 2010
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a on a black and red quartered background (town rank).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 11 July 2010

Coat of arms

[Alfarelos commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 11 July 2010

The arms are Argent a railway handheld stop signal Gules rimmed and handled Sable per pale between two corn cobs Or leaved Vert and in base two barrulets wavy Azure. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "ALFARELOS".
The railway handheld signal in the arms stands for the eponimous railway station, located in the neighbouring commune Granja do Ulmeiro (also with railway themed arms)
António Martins-Tuválkin, 11 July 2010

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 21 June 1995
António Martins-Tuválkin, 11 July 2010

Presentation of Alfarelos

Alfarelos Commune is one of the 10 communes of Soure Municipality; it had 1439 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 13.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Aug 2016

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