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Boalhosa Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Boalhosa, Concelho de Ponte de Lima, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-03-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Boalhosa commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 25 Mar 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, 25 Mar 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Gules, ab ase wavy of Azure and Argent crowned by three peaks Or, in central chief a Maltese cross Argent. Mural crown with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "BOALHOSA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 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 11 November 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2015

Presentation of Boalhosa

Boalhosa Commune is one of the 39 communes of the Ponte de Lima municipality (q.v.); it had 163 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 2.14 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2015

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