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Lousado Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Lousado, Concelho de Vila Nova da Famalicão, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-03-22 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Lousado commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Mar 2016
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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, 21 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, issuant from base a three arched bridge Gules masoned Argent, in chief a grapevine Purpure flanked by two railway profiles Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "LOUSADO".
Source: communal webpage The profiles stand for the importance of the local railway station, where Guimarães Line forks off from Minho Line, two lines symbolized by two rail profiles.
Klaus-Michael Schneider and António Martins-Tuválkin, 21 Mar 2016

Presentation of Lousado

Lousado Commune is one of the 34 communes of Vila Nova da Famalicão Municipality; it had 4057 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Mar 2016

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