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Esgueira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Esgueira, Concelho de Aveiro, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2015-12-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Esgueira commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 23 Mar 2010
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a blue and white quartered field.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 23 Mar 2010

Coat of arms

[Esgueira commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 23 Mar 2010

The arms are Argent a base wavy Vert charged with two barrulets wavy Argent and a barrulet wavy Azure set along the edge of the base a ship Sable garnished Or with sails folded Gules and in chief a sun Gules and a crescent Azure. Mural crown argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "ESGUEIRA".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 23 Mar 2010

Published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 27 July 2000
António Martins-Tuválkin, 23 Mar 2010

Presentation of Esgueira

Esgueira Commune is one of the 10 communes of Aveiro Municipality (q.v.); it had 13 431 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 17,72 km². Esgueira was seat of a municipality from 1528 to 1801.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Dec 2015

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