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Rocas do Vouga Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Rocas do Vouga, Concelho de Sever do Vouga, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2017-02-12 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Rocas do Vouga commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 2 Feb 2017
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Feb 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, two distaffs Argent ordered per fess, between them in chief a Paschal Lamb nimbed Or, issuant from base a triplemount Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "ROCAS DO VOUGA".
The Paschal Lamb is an attribute of St. John the Baptist, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Feb 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 26 September 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Feb 2017

Presentation of Rocas do Vouga

Rocas do Vouga Commune is one of the seven communes of Sever do Vouga Municipality; it had 1778 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 15.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Feb 2017

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