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Espinho Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Espinho, Concelho de Mortágua, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2014-08-09 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Espinho (Mortágua) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 5 Aug 2010
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue background (village rank).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 5 Aug 2010

Coat of arms

[Espinho (Mortágua) commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 5 Aug 2010

The arms are Argent a cross addorsed Azure charged overall on its core with a sun Or and flanked in chief by two swallows Sable breasted Argent volant respectant. Mural crown argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "ESPINHO - MORTÁGUA"
António Martins-Tuválkin,

Flag and coat of arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série in 2001.08.02.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 5 Aug 2010

Presentation of Espinho

Espinho Commune is one of the seven communes of Mortágua Municipality (q.v.); it had 2797 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 41,40 km².; not to be confused with Espinho Municipality, its eponym commune, or any of the three communes and one unincorporated village of the same name.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 5 Aug 2010

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