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Mós Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Mós, Concelho de Bragança, Distrito de Bragança

Last modified: 2018-07-24 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: mos(braganca) | chestnut(tree) | millstone | plough |
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[Mós (Bragança) commune] based on image by Sérgio Horta, 24 July 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field of yet unknown colour.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 5 May 2018

Coat of arms

[Mós (Bragança) commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 5 May 2018

Shield Sable an eradicated chestnut tree Argent with its burs Argent cracked Gules, flanked by two millstones Or, in base a plough Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "MÓS - BRAGANÇA".
The word "mós" means "millstones" - the arms are partly canting.
Source: this webpage
António Martins-Tuválkin, 5 May 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 3 January 2003
António Martins-Tuválkin, 5 May 2018

Presentation of Mós

Mós Commune is one of the 39 communes of Bragança Municipality; it had 178 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 11.6 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 5 May 2018

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