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Rebordões (Souto) Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Rebordões (Souto), Concelho de Ponte de Lima, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-03-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Rebordões (Souto) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Mar 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain dark blue field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Mar 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Or, in centre a globe Azure with continents Argent crowned by a Latin cross fleury Azure, flanked by two horse chestnuts Vert fruited Gules, in base a grapevine Purpure leaved Vert. Mural crown with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "REBORDÕES - SOUTO".
The globe, crowned by a cross, is an attribute of Jesus Christ as Divine Saviour, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Mar 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 17 November 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Mar 2015

Presentation of Rebordões (Souto)

Rebordões (Souto) Commune, aka Souto de Rebordões, is one of the 39 communes of the Ponte de Lima municipality (q.v.); it had 1122 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 7.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Mar 2015

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