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Póvoa de Rio de Moinhos e Cafede United Commune (Portugal)

Last modified: 2017-02-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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União das Freguesias de Póvoa de Rio de Moinhos e Cafede, Concelho de Castelo Branco, Distrito de Castelo Branco


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Former Póvoa de Rio de Moinhos commune (until 2013)

I couldn't find any flag information.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

[Póvoa de Rio de Moinhos commune  CoA (until 2013)] image located by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Mar 2016

Shield Or with base wavy of Azure and Argent, two watermill's wheels Gules in fess, in central chief a windmill's wheel Sable rigged Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "PÓVOA DE RIO DE MOINHOS".
Meaning:
The name of the commune means "settlement at the river of mills". The arms are thus canting.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Mar 2016


Presentation of Póvoa de Rio de Moinhos

Póvoa de Rio de Moinhos Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Castelo Branco Municipality; it had 663 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 25.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Mar 2016


Former Cafede commune (until 2013)

[Cafede commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by , 14 Mar 2016

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Source: Castelo Branco municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, issuant from base a two arched bridge Argent masoned Sable, in chief a twig of olive Argent fruited Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "CAFEDE".
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Mar 2016

Published in Diário da República: III Série on
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Mar 2016


Presentation of Cafede

Cafede Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Castelo Branco Municipality; it had 263 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 15.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Mar 2016


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