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Reguengo Grande Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Reguengo Grande, Concelho de Lourinhã, Distrito de Lisboa

Last modified: 2015-05-09 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Reguengo Grande commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 May 2015
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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, 5 May 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Or divided by a bar wavy sinister bendy Azure charged with a barrulet wavy sinister bendy Argent, in dexter chief an apple tree eradicated Vert fruited Argent, in sinister base a plough Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "REGUENGO GRANDE".
The bend sinister wavy is symbolizing Galvão river and his water making the local soils fertile. The apple tree is alluding to the local production of famous apples. The plough is symbolizing agriculture as the main activity of the commune today and in the past.
Sources: here and here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 May 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 11 November 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 May 2015

Presentation of Reguengo Grande

Reguengo Grande Commune is one of the eight communes of the Lourinhã municipality (q.v.); it had 1626 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 15.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 May 2015

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