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Arruda dos Vinhos Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Arruda dos Vinhos, Concelho de Arruda dos Vinhos, Distrito de Lisboa

Last modified: 2015-07-02 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: arruda dos vinhos(freguesia) | grapevine | rue(branch) |
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[Arruda dos Vinhos commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 June 2015
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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, 25 June 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, in central chief a grapevine Purpure leaved Vert, in base two branches of rue (Latin: ruta graveolens) Vert with their feet crossed per saltire. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FREGUESIA DE ARRUDA DOS VINHOS".
The grapevine and the rue (Portuguese: arruda) are canting elements referring to the commune's name.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 June 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 20 November 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 June 2015

Presentation of Arruda dos Vinhos

Arruda dos Vinhos Commune is one of the four communes of the Arruda dos Vinhos municipality (q.v.); it had 8656 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 34.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 June 2015

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