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Vila Viçosa Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Vila Viçosa, Distrito de Évora

Last modified: 2014-07-26 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Vila Viçosa municipality] 2:3 image by André Serranho, 1 June 2006
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About the Flag

It is a quite typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue background.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 1 June 2006

Coat of arms

[Vila Viçosa municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 1 June 2006

The coat of arms is or a representation of Saint Mary standing on a crescent moon and on a terraqueous globe azure with a coiled snake argent and nimbused with a ring of nine visible five pointed stars azure and dressed argent and mantled or and flanked by two castle towers gules open and with port and windows azure and in chief a couped saltire gules flanked by two inescutcheons azure each charged with five plates. Mural crown argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "Vila Viçosa".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 1 June 2006

Coat of Arms and flag approved by law of 1934.06.27.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 1 June 2006

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