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Águeda Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Águeda, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2020-04-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Águeda municipality] 2:3 image by Jorge Candeias, 21 Sep 1997
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About the Flag

The flag is in the traditional gyronny design of Portuguese municipal flags in green and yellow (city rank) with the arms centred.
Jorge Candeias, 21 Sep 1997

Coat of arms

[Águeda municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta,

The coat of arms have a silver field and feature a red cogwheel in middle chief between two bunches of golden grapes. In the middle there are two fruit trees with golden fruits and in the bottom two blue wavy lines
The waves in base are representing river Águeda.
Jorge Candeias, 21 Sep 1997

Flag and arms adopted and published in Diário da República on 14 December 1990
António Martins-Tuválkin, 21 Sep 1997

Version without Coat of Arms

[Águeda municipality plain] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, Apr 2010

Plain (monocoloured) Portuguese subnational flags are not allowed to have variations without arms: plain flags always carry the coat of arms.
Jorge Candeias, 18 July 1999

Presentation of Águeda

Águeda is a city that belongs to the district of Aveiro (old province of Beira Litoral). It had 47 729 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 335,27 km².
Jorge Candeias, 18 July 1999 and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Oct 2014

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