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Vermiosa Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Vermiosa, Concelho de Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo, Distrito da Guarda

Last modified: 2017-03-15 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Vermiosa commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 17 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 purple field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Mar 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, two grapevines Purpure leaved Vert and ordered per fess, in chief a Marian crown Azure, issuant from base a throughout bridge Sable masoned Argent and having three arches. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll (Bénard Guedes style) with inscription in black capitals "VERMIOSA".
The crown is representing Our Lady of Conception, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Mar 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 24 November 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Mar 2017

Presentation of Vermiosa

Vermiosa Commune is one of the ten communes of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo Municipality; it had 394 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 40.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Mar 2017

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