This page is part of © FOTW Flags Of The World website

Travanca de Lagos Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Travanca de Lagos, Concelho de Oliveira do Hospital, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2018-05-21 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: travanca de lagos | keys(crossed) | cheese truckle | basket |
Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors

[Travanca de Lagos commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 May 2018
See also:

About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Sources: communal webpage and communal heraldry page
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 May 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Purpure, two cheese truckles Or wrapped Argent and ordered per fess, in chief a pair of keys crossed per saltire and tied Argent, the bendy key Or and the sinister bendy key Argent, in base a basket Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "".
The crossed keys are an attribute of St. Peter, the local patron saint, they are also simbolising the religiousness of the local people. The cheese truckles are referring to the local making of dairy products. The basket is referring to local arts and crafts, especially basketry.
Sources:communal heraldry page and this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 May 2018

Published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 7 August 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 May 2018

Presentation of Travanca de Lagos

Travanca de Lagos Commune is one of the 16 communes of Oliveira do Hospital Municipality; it had 1296 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 16.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 May 2018

back to Oliveira do Hospital Communes click here