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Vieira do Minho Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Vieira do Minho, Concelho de Vieira do Minho, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2018-06-08 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: vieira do minho(freguesia) | bend(white) | stones | scallop | pine(branch) |
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[Vieira do Minho commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain field.
Source: this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, a bend Argent, charged with stones Sable, in sinister chief a scallop Or, in dexter base two pine branches Or garnished Vert and fruited of the same, according to blazon crossed per saltire. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "FREGUESIA DE VIEIRA DO MINHO".
The scallop (Port.: vieira) is a canting element.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 22 May 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2018

Presentation of Vieira do Minho

Vieira do Minho Commune is one of the 16 communes of Vieira do Minho Municipality; it had 2239 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 8.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2018

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