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Moimenta da Beira Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Moimenta da Beira, Distrito de Viseu

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[Moimenta da Beira municipality] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 27 May 2007
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on yellow and green quarterly (town rank) background.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 May 2007

The symbolism of these arms seems to be trivially based on the and river the importance of local agriculture.

Coat of arms

[Moimenta da Beira municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta,

The arms are Argent a bend wavy Azure between to pairs of maize ears Or leaved Vert and tied Gules. Mural crown argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "VILA DE MOIMENTA DA BEIRA".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 May 2007

Flag and coat of arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário do Governo : I Série in 1936.04.25.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 May 2007

Version without Coat of Arms

[Moimenta da Beira municipality plain] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, Apr 2010

Presentation of Moimenta da Beira

Moimenta da Beira municipality had 11 074 inhabitants in 2001 and consists of 16 communes covering 219,75 km². It is part of Viseu District, traditional province Beira Alta, 1999 ref. adm. region Beira Litoral, C.C.R. / NUTS II Norte, and NUTS III Douro.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 May 2007

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