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Barbeita Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Barbeita, Concelho de Monção, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-08-07 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Barbeita (Monção) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Aug 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain red field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Aug 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Argent and Azure, issuant from base a mountain Vert superimposed by a bridge Argent masoned Sable and crowned by an embattled wall Gules masoned Sable, in central chief a grapevine Or leaved Vert. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "BARBEITA - MONÇÃO".
Source: Freguesias de Portugal
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Aug 2015

Draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes, flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 12 December 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Aug 2015

Presentation of Barbeita

Barbeita Commune is one of the 24 communes of the Monção municipality (q.v.); it had 1016 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 6.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Aug 2015

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