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Ribeiradio Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Ribeiradio, Concelho de Oliveira de Frades, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2018-06-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Ribeiradio commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 June 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 June 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, an embattled fess Gules masoned Sable, in chief a pair of wings Azure and Or, superimposed by a sword in pale Or hilted Sable a distillatory Vert garnished Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "RIBEIRADIO".
Wings and sword are attributes of St. Michael, the local patron saint.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 June 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 3 October 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 June 2018

Presentation of Ribeiradio

Ribeiradio Commune is one of the eight communes of Oliveira de Frades Municipality; it had 1011 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 15.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 June 2018

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