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Cabreiro Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Cabreiro, Concelho de Arcos de Valdevez, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-12-27 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: cabreiro | bar(wavy) | orb | ilex(branch) |
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[Cabreiro commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 29 Dec 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Dec 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Or, e fess wavy Azure charged with a bar wavy Argent, in chief an orb Gules fixed Argent, in base a branch of ilex Vert fruited Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "CABREIRO".
The fess wavy is representing Vez River, the name giver of the municipality. The orb is an attribute of Jesus Christ, as the Divine Saviour being the localm patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Dec 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 5 May 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Dec 2015

Presentation of Cabreiro

Cabreiro Commune is one of the 36 communes of the Arcos de Valdevez municipality (q.v.); it had 428 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 41.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Dec 2015

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