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Ladoeiro Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Ladoeiro, Concelho de Idanha-a-Nova, Distrito de Castelo Branco

Last modified: 2016-02-24 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Ladoeiro commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 2 Oct 2014
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field (village rank).
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Aug 2014

Coat of arms

[Ladoeiro commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 31 Aug 2014

The arms are Azure, in centre over waves Argent and Azure a washing area (fountain) Or masoned black with three cans Or on top, chief Argent charged with a cross patty Gules voided Argent, flanked by two embattled towers Gules masoned Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading "LADOEIRO" in black upper case letters.
The cross is alluding to the Christ Knights' Order.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Aug 2014

Flags and arms were approved on 12 March 1996. Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Aug 2014

Presentation of Ladoeiro

Ladoeiro is one of the 13 communes of Idanha-a-Nova Municipality. It had 1290 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 63,28 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 Aug 2014

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