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Freixo de Espada à Cinta e Mazouco United Commune (Portugal)

Last modified: 2017-03-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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União das Freguesias de Freixo de Espada à Cinta e Mazouco, Concelho de Freixo de Espada à Cinta, Distrito de Bragança


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Former Freixo de Espada à Cinta commune (until 2013)

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Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Mar 2017

Coat of arms

[Freixo de Espada à Cinta commune CoA (until 2013)] image by Sérgio Horta, 18 Mar 2017

Shield Or, an eradicated ash tree Vert, pierced by sword Gules in bend. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "FREGUESIA DE FREIXO DE ESPADA À CINTA".
Meaning:
The arms are canting, displaying an ash (Port.: freixo) and a sword (Port.: espada).
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Mar 2017

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 9 May 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Mar 2017


Presentation of Freixo de Espada à Cinta

Freixo de Espada à Cinta Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Freixo de Espada à Cinta Municipality; it had 2188 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 74.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Mar 2017


Former Mazouco commune (until 2013)

[Mazouco commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by , 18 Mar 2017

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Mar 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a silhouette Sable of a paleolithic horse, in chief two grapevines Purpure leaved Vert, in base two olive branches Vert fruited Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "MAZOUCO".
Meaning:
The horse is referring to the stone engravings of nearby Carneiro.
Source:
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Mar 2017

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 22 February 1996
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Mar 2017


Presentation of Mazouco

Mazouco Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Freixo de Espada à Cinta Municipality; it had 167 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 18.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Mar 2017


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