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Silva Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Silva, Concelho de Barcelos, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-05-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Silva (Barcelos) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 15 May 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 May 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a watermill's wheel Azure between two branches of bramble Vert fruited Purpure, in base crossed per saltire. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "SILVA - BARCELOS".
Sources: communal webpage and this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 May 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 26 March 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 May 2016

Presentation of Silva

Silva Commune is one of the 61 communes of Barcelos Municipality; it had 913 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 2.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 May 2016

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