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Ribeirão Commune (Portugal)

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

Last modified: 2018-07-03 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: riberao | fortress | corn(cob) | barrulet(wavy) |
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[Ribeirão commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 July 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of green and black . The background colour of the shield on flag is Argent.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 July 2018

Coat of arms

[Ribeirão commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 23 Mar 2016

Shield Argent, two symmetric, naturalistic parts of a fortress Argent masoned Sable, in chief three corn cobs Or leaved Vert tied Gules, in base a barrulet wavy Vert. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "VILA DE RIBERÃO".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Mar 2016

The symbols probably never have been approved officially.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 July 2018

Presentation of Ribeirão

Ribeirão Commune is one of the 34 communes of Vila Nova da Famalicão Municipality; it had 8828 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 10.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Mar 2016

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