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Livramento Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Livramento, Concelho de Ponta Delgada, Açores

Last modified: 2017-01-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Livramento commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2017
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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 blue and yellow.
Source: municipal webpage and here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Vert, a goshawk Argent, holding in his claws a grapevine Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "ROSTO DO CÃO - LIVRAMENTO"
The goshawk is a local symbol of the Açores. The base with green waves is representing the Atlantic Ocean. The grapevine is symbolizing viticulture
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 18 May 1998
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2017

Presentation of Livramento

Livramento Commune is one of the 24 communes of Ponta Delgada Municipality; it had 4062 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.6 km². Livramento gained the status of a commune on 11 December 1838, when it had been separated from São Roque Commune.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Jan 2017

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