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Vidais Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Vidais, Concelho de Caldas da Rainha, Distrito de Leiria

Last modified: 2015-10-24 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Vidais commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 14 Oct 2015
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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, 14 Oct 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, a vine plant Argent leaved of the same carrying three grapevines Or, in chief an inescutcheon Argent divided by a cross Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "VIDAIS"
The inescutcheon displays the oldest arms (and banner of arms) of Portugal.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 27 July 1997
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2015

Presentation of Vidais

Vidais Commune is one of the 12 communes of the Caldas da Rainha municipality (q.v.); it had 1155 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 21.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Oct 2015

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