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Cunha Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Cunha, Concelho de Paredes de Coura, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-10-25 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: cunha(paredes de coura) | wedge | flax(blossom) | palm(leaf) | sword |
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[Cunha(Paredes de Coura) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 9 July 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 July 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a wedge Gules flanked in base by two flax blossoms Azure seeded Or, in central chief a palm leaf Vert and a sword Gules crossed per saltire. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "CUNHA - PAREDES DE COURA".
The wedge (Port.: cunha) is a canting element.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 July 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 9 June 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 July 2015

Presentation of Cunha

Cunha Commune is one of the 16 communes of the Paredes de Coura municipality (q.v.); it had 529 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 11.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 July 2015

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