This page is part of © FOTW Flags Of The World website

Vila de Frades Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Vila de Frades, Concelho de Vidigueira, Distrito de Beja

Last modified: 2015-07-02 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: vila de frades | grapevine(eradicated) | cross(benedictine) | orange |
Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors

[Vila de Frades commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 25 June 2015
See also:

About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of yellow and green.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 June 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent a grapevine eradicated Vert leaved of the same and fruited Purpure; the honour point is charged with the old emblem of the Benedictines, a cross patty Gules in a circle of the same; in chief three oranges Proper, Tawny leaved Vert, ordered per fess; the whole surrounded by two wheat ears Vert crossed per saltire in base. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "VILA DE FRADES".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 June 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 2 July 1996
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 June 2015

Presentation of Vila de Frades

Vila de Frades Commune is one of the four communes of the Vidigueira municipality (q.v.); it had 928 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 25.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 June 2015

back to Vidigueira Communes click here