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Louro Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Louro, Concelho de Vila Nova da Famalicão, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-03-22 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Louro commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 21 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 green field.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or semy of buttons Gules, the whole surmounted by a grapevine Purpure leaved Vert, flanked by two laurel branches Vert crossed per saltire. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "LOURO".
The branch of laurel (Port.: louro) is canting.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Mar 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 5 June 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Mar 2016

Presentation of Louro

Louro Commune is one of the 34 communes of Vila Nova da Famalicão Municipality; it had 2250 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Mar 2016

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