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Oiã Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Oiã, Concelho de Oliveira do Bairro, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2016-04-13 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: oia | fess(wavy) | waterlilly | olive(tree) |
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[Oiã commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 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 blue and white.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2016

Coat of arms

Coat of Arms: Shield Sable, a bar wavy Argent (Portuguese blazon calls it fess, which should be usually bigger but is conceded) charged with a barrulet wavy Azure, issuant from bar a waterlily Or, three old, eradicated olive trees Or, two of them in chief ordered per fess and one in base. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "OIÃ".
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 8 June 1996
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2016

Presentation of Oiã

Oiã Commune is one of the four communes of Oliveira do Bairro Municipality; it had 7722 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 26.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2016

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