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Santa Cruz do Lima Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Santa Cruz do Lima, Concelho de Ponte de Lima, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-04-04 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: santa cruz do lima | saltire(green) | millwheel | grapevine |
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[Santa Cruz do Lima commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2015
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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, 30 Mar 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent divided by a saltire Vert, in chief a grapevine Purpure leaved Vert, at dexter and sinister a watermill wheel Gules, in base waves of Azure and Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "SANTA CRUZ DO LIMA". ""
The saltire is an attribute of St. Andrew, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 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 29 January 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider,

Presentation of Santa Cruz do Lima

Santa Cruz do Lima Commune is one of the 39 communes of the Ponte de Lima municipality (q.v.); it had 480 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 2.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2015

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