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Carvalho Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Carvalho, Concelho de Penacova, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2016-07-20 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Carvalho (Penacova) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 20 July 2016
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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 green and yellow.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 July 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or, an eradicated oak Sable, leaved Vert and capsuled Argent. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "CARVALHO - PENACOVA".
The arms are canting, bacause "carvalho" is an "oak".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 July 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 27 May 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 July 2016

Presentation of Carvalho

Carvalho Commune is one of the eight communes of Penacova Municipality; it had 846 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 31.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 July 2016

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