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Soure Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Soure, Distrito de Coimbra

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[Soure municipality] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 4 Jan 2007
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About the Flag

It is a quite typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a quartered background (town rank) of yellow and black.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 Jan 2007

Coat of arms

[Soure municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 4 Jan 2007

The arms are Gules an eagle displayed Or armed and crested and Sable with legs Sable between a sun Or in dexter chief and a crescent Argent in sinister chief. Mural crown argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "VILA DE SOURE".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 Jan 2007

Flag and coat of arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário do Governo : I Série in 1935.08.11.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 Jan 2007

Version without Coat of Arms

[Soure municipality plain] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, Apr 2010

Presentation of Soure

Soure municipality had 20 695 inhabitants in 2001, and it is divided in 10 communes, covering 265,1 km². It is part of: Coimbra District, traditional province and 1999 ref. adm. region Beira Litoral, C.C.R. / NUTS II Centro, and NUTS III Baixo Mondego.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 Jan 2007

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