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Barcarena Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Barcarena, Concelho de Oeiras, Distrito de Lisboa

Last modified: 2015-05-16 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Barcarena (Oeiras) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 8 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 blue field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 May 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a windmill wheel Sable rigged Azure flanked by two wheat ears Vert, in base a plough Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "BARCARENA - OEIRAS"
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 May 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 29 May 1998
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 May 2015

Presentation of Barcarena

Barcarena Commune is one of the five communes of the Oeiras municipality (q.v.); it had 13 861 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 9.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 May 2015

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