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Touro Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia do Touro, Concelho de Vila Nova de Paiva, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2018-01-29 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: touro | flax(blossom) | bridge | fess(wavy) |
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[Touro commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 16 Oct 2010
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow background.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 16 Oct 2010

Coat of arms

[Touro commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 16 Oct 2010

Shield Azure, two flax flowers Argent emphasized Gules seeded Or; issuant from base wavy Argent, charged with a barrulet wavy Azure, a three-arch bridge Argent masoned Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "TOURO".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 16 Oct 2010

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 20 January 2001
António Martins-Tuválkin, 16 Oct 2010

Presentation of Touro

Touro Commune is one of the five communes of Vila Nova de Paiva Municipality; it had 918 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 47.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Jan 2018

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