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Avanca Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Avanca, Concelho de Estarreja, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2015-12-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Avanca commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 5 Dec 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of white and blue.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Dec 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Azure, an Aesculapian staff Or between a can at dexter and an anvil at sinister, both Argent. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "AVANCA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Dec 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 2 December 1998
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Dec 2015

Presentation of Avanca

Avanca Commune is one of the five communes of the Estarreja municipality (q.v.); it had 6189 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 21.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Dec 2015

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