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Torreira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Torreira, Concelho de Murtosa, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2015-08-03 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Torreira commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 3 Aug 2015
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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 white and blue.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Vert, crowned by a sailing boat Sable garnished and rigged Argent with a fishnet Sable superimposing the base wavy, in central chief a sun radiant Or with face. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "TORREIRA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2015

Former symbols (1993 - 1997)

[Torreira commune (1993-1997)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2015

The flag was white, the coat of arms had the same shield and scroll as current one but with mural crown Argent with three visible towers.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 17 December 1997, the former symbols on 4 August 1993
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2015

Presentation of Torreira

Torreira Commune is one of the four communes of the Murtosa municipality (q.v.); it had 2745 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 32.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Aug 2015

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