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Alvaredo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Alvaredo, Concelho de Melgaço, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-07-27 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Alvaredo(Melgaço) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 26 July 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 July 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Gules with base wavy of Argent and Azure, the barrulet Azure charged with two trouts affronty Argent, a grapevine Or leaved Argent between a half circle of two garlands of laurel Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "ALVAREDO - MELGAÇO".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 July 2015

Draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes, flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 29 November 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 July 2015

Presentation of Alvaredo

Alvaredo Commune is one of the 13 communes of the Melgaço municipality (q.v.); it had 528 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 July 2015

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