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Vilar de Mouros Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Vilar de Mouros, Concelho de Caminha, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-04-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Vilar de Mouros 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 red field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a 3-arched bridge Gules masoned Or issuant from a base wavy of Azure and Argent, at both sides a watermill wheel Azure, in central chief a paly guitar Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "VILAR DE MOUROS".
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 11 January 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2015

Presentation of Vilar de Mouros

Vilar de Mouros Commune is one of the 14 communes of the Caminha municipality (q.v.); it had 753 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 9.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2015

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