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Santa Maria de Oliveira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Santa Maria de Oliveira, Concelho de Vila Nova da Famalicão, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-03-22 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Santa Maria de Oliveira commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 22 Mar 2016
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About the Flag

I couldn't find any flag information.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or, a belfry Gules with bell Azure, topped by a Latin cross Argent and flanked by two olive trees eradicated Vert fruited sable, in central chief a fleur-de-lis Purpure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "OLIVEIRA - SANTA MARIA".
The fleur-de-lis is an attribute of St. Mary, the local patron saint and name giver of the commune. The olive trees (Port.: oliveiras) are canting elements.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Mar 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 20 January 1998
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Mar 2016

Presentation of Santa Maria de Oliveira

Santa Maria de Oliveira Commune is one of the 34 communes of Vila Nova da Famalicão Municipality; it had 3420 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Mar 2016

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