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Oliveira do Conde Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Oliveira do Conde, Concelho de Carregal do Sal, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2015-08-30 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Oliveira do Conde commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 22 Sep 2010
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a yellow and purple quartered background.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 22 Sep 2010

Coat of arms

[Oliveira do Conde commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 22 Sep 2010

Shield Purpure, an olive tree eradicated Argent fruited Sable, in chief a count's coronet Or gemmed Gules and Vert. Mural crown argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "OLIVEIRA DO CONDE".
"Oliveira do Conde" means "Olive tree of the Count". The arms are canting with the tree representing "oliveira " and the coronet, referring to Count (Port.: conde) Fernão Peres de Trava (~1100~1161), representing its bearer.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 22 Sep 2010

Flag and coat of arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário do Governo : III Série in 31 July 2002

Presentation of Oliveira do Conde

Oliveira do Conde Commune is one of the five communes of Carregal do Sal Municipality (q.v.); it had 3122 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 35.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Aug 2015

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