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Coura Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Coura, Concelho de Paredes de Coura, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-07-13 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Coura(Paredes de Coura) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 July 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 July 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Azure and Argent, the latter charged with a trout Argent, three column stumps Argent ordered per fess, in central chief a mitre Or charged with a cross Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "COURA - PAREDES DE COURA".
Source: communal webpage

Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 July 2015

Draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes. Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 8 May 2007
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 July 2015

Presentation of Coura

Coura Commune is one of the 16 communes of the Paredes de Coura municipality (q.v.); it had 374 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 July 2015

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