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Aradas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Aradas, Concelho de Aveiro, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2015-11-30 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 white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Vert a pitcher Or between a bunch of three corn cobs Or tied Argent in base and a pair of keys crossed per saltire in chief, the bendy key Or and the sinister bendy key Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "ARADAS - AVEIRO".
The crossed keys are attributed of St. Peter, probably being the local patron saint.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Nov 2015

Presentation of Aradas

Aradas Commune is one of the ten communes of the Aveiro municipality (q.v.); it had 9521 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 8.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Nov 2015

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