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Rendufe Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Rendufe, Concelho de Amares, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2018-03-30 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: rendufe(amares) | lion(red) | crozier | spindle | mattock |
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[Rendufe (Amares) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 16 July 2009
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain red field (village rank).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 16 July 2009

Coat of arms

[Rendufe (Amares) commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 16 July 2009

The arms are Or a lion rampant Gules holding a crozier Gules, a spindle Sable garnished Argent and a mattock Azure, all three set per chevron, on base wavy Azure a barrulet Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "RENDUFE - AMARES".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 16 July 2009

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 28 January 2003
António Martins-Tuválkin, 16 July 2009

Presentation of Rendufe

Rendufe Commune is one of the 16 communes of Amares Municipality; it had 1124 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 3.1 km². This is one of three communes of the same name in Portugal (recently we had here the diminutive, Rendufinho); the sequence "ufe" is uncommon in Portuguese, and there are 12 communes (among 4261) including it.
António Martins-Tuválkin and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 July 2009 /24 Mar 2018

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