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Rapoula do Côa Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Rapoula do Côa, Concelho de Sabugal, Distrito de da Guarda

Last modified: 2016-03-07 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Rapoula do Côa commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 6 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 purple field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or, a bar wavy Azure charged with a barrulet wavy Argent,issuant from bar five paly billets Purpure, in chief a cross patty Gules charged with a Greek cross Argent, in base a waning crescent Vert. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "RAPOULA DO CÔA".
The cross is alluding to the Order of the Knights of Christ.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Mar 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 19 September 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Mar 2016

Presentation of Rapoula do Côa

Rapoula do Côa Commune is one of the 30 communes of Sabugal Municipality; it had 195 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 7.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Mar 2016

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