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Arnas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Arnas, Concelho de Sernancelhe, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2018-03-03 by klaus-michael schneider
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Feb 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, issuant from base a mount Vert, two mattocks Sable bladed Gules in saltire, in chief a Marian crown Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll (Bénard Guedes style) with inscription in black capitals "ARNAS".
The crown is alluding to Our Lady of Conception, the local patron saint.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Feb 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 2 July 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Feb 2018

Presentation of Arnas

Arnas Commune is one of the 13 communes of Sernancelhe Municipality; it had 220 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 16.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Feb 2018

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