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Vilar de Ferreiros Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Vilar de Ferreiros, Concelho de Mondim de Basto, Distrito de Vila Real

Last modified: 2017-03-25 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: vilar de ferreiros | wheat(ear) | anvil |
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[Vilar de Ferreiros commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 21 Mar 2017
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Source: this history page
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Mar 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, a wheat ear Argent, surrounded in orle by seven anvils Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "VILAR DE FERREIROS".
The commune's name means "little village of the farriers (= blacksmiths)". The anvils as a blacksmith's tool are thus canting.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Mar 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 15 June 2007
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Mar 2017

Presentation of Vilar de Ferreiros

Vilar de Ferreiros Commune is one of the six communes of Mondim de Basto Municipality; it had 1136 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 16.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Mar 2017

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