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Trute Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Trute, Concelho de Monção, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-08-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Trute commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 11 Aug 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, 11 Aug 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Or parted by a fess wavy Azure, charged with two trouts affronty, a tower Sable masoned Argent with port and windows of the same and roofed Vert in chief, a loaf of bread Gules in base. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "TRUTE".
The trouts (Port.: "trutas") probably are canting elements.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Aug 2015

Draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes, published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 15 May 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Aug 2015

Presentation of Trute

Trute Commune is one of the 24 communes of the Monção municipality (q.v.); it had 277 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Aug 2015

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