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Azurara Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Azurara, Concelho de Vila do Conde, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2016-09-03 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Azurara commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 3 Sep 2016
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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 blue.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Sep 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent, Azure and Vert, a hammer in pale crossed with two mattocks in saltire, all Argent hilted Or, in chief a fleur-de-lis Argent. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "AZURARA".
The fleur-de-lis is an attribute of St. Mary, the local patron saint. The base wavy, displaying sea water (green) and sweet water (blue) is representing the mouth of Ave River.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Sep 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 14 February 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Sep 2016

Presentation of Azurara

Azurara Commune is one of the 21 communes of Vila do Conde Municipality; it had 2305 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 2.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Sep 2016

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