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Cuide de Vila Verde Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Cuide de Vila Verde, Concelho de Ponte da Barca, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2020-04-25 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: cuide de vila verde | tower(green) | base(wavy) | mountain | palm(leaf) |
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[Cuide de Vila Verde commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 21 Nov 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, 21 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Argent and Azure, issuant from base a mountain Sable crowned by a embattled tower Vert masoned Or with port and windows Or, in chief a fessy palm leaf Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "CUIDE DE VILA VERDE"
The name of the commune means approximately: "watch(tower) of the green town", thus the tower is somehow canting.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Nov 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 5 March 2003, draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Nov 2015

Presentation of Cuide de Vila Verde

Cuide de Vila Verde Commune is one of the 17 communes of the Ponte da Barca municipality (q.v.); it had 344 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 3.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Nov 2015

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