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Riba de Âncora Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Riba de Âncora, Concelho de Caminha, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-04-18 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: riba de ancora | mountain | palm | cockade |
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[Riba de Âncora commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2015
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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.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Or, mountain Vert issuant from a base wavy of Argent and Azure, a heart of palm Gules, garnished Or, Argent and Azure, tied Argent, the scarf charged with two cockades of Gules, Argent and Vert. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "RIBA DE ÂNCORA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2015

Draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes. Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 16 March 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2015

Presentation of Riba de Âncora

Riba de Âncora Commune is one of the 14 communes of the Caminha municipality (q.v.); it had 723 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 8.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2015

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