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Vila Boa do Bispo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Vila Boa do Bispo, Concelho de Marco de Canavezes, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2015-11-21 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: vila boa do bispo | mitre | crozier(abbots's) | base(wavy) | grapevine | corn(cob) |
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[Vila Boa do Bispo commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 2 Oct 2008
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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 white and blue.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 2 Oct 2008

Coat of arms

[Vila Boa do Bispo commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 2 Oct 2008

The arms are Azure a abbot's crozier Or in pale charged with a mitre Or and flanked by two bunches of grapes Purpure each on a leaf Argent and two corn cobs Or leaved Argent and on a base wavy Argent a barrulet wavy Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (commune rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "VILA BOA DO BISPO".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 2 Oct 2008

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 2 August 2000
António Martins-Tuválkin, 2 Oct 2008


Presentation of Vila Boa do Bispo

Vila Boa do Bispo Commune is one of the 16 communes of the Marco de Canavezes municipality (q.v.); it had 3235 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 12.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Nov 2015


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