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Milheirós Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Milheirós, Concelho de Maia, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2015-10-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Milheirós commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 28 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 green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Oct 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure nad Argent, crowned by a bridge issuant Sable masoned Argent, in chief two corn cobs Or leaved Vert and ordered per fess. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "MILHEIRÓS - MAIA"
The commune's name means "corn plant", the cobs are thus canting elements.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Oct 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 17 February 1995
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Oct 2015

Presentation of Milheirós

Milheirós Commune is one of the ten communes of the Maia municipality (q.v.); it had 4861 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 3.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Oct 2015

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