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Cernache Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Cernache, Concelho de Coimbra, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2014-08-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Cernache commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 July 2014
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About the Flag

It is a slightly untypical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of yellow and red .
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 July 2014

Coat of arms

[Cernache commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 18 Apr 2005

The arms are Or upon base wavy of Azure and Argent a rampant lion Gules charged with a scallop Argent in dexter and sinister chief an amphora Gules. Mural crown argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "CERNACHE".
Source: I spotted this flag on 27 September 2013 in the town hall of Coimbra.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 July 2014

Presentation of Cernache

Cernache is one of the 31 communes of Coimbra Municipality (q.v.); it had 4048 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 19,17 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 July 2014

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