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Ronfe Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Ronfe, Concelho de Guimarães, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-07-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Ronfe commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 2 June 2016
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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 blue and yellow.
Source: Guimarães municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 June 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or, a spinning wheel Gules, surrounded by two flax branches Vert, blossomed of the same and seeded Or tied in base, in chief a scallop Azure garnished Argent. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "RONFE"
The scallop is an attribute of St. James the Elder, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 June 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 7 November 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 June 2016

Presentation of Ronfe

Ronfe Commune is one of the 48 communes of Guimarães Municipality; it had 4462 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 June 2016

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