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Póvoa de Lanhoso Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Póvoa de Lanhoso, Distrito de Braga

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[Póvoa de Lanhoso municipality] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 Oct 1998
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a yellow field.
António Martins-Tuválkin,

Coat of arms

[Póvoa de Lanhoso municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta,

The arms are gules, on a cross throughout azure fimbriated, the quarters covered by filigrane hearts or, a castle tower or. Mural crown argent with four visible towers (town rank) with white scroll reading "VILA DA PÓVOA DE LANHOSO" in black upper case letters.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 Oct 1998

Version without coat of arms

Plain (monocoloured) Portuguese subnational flags are not allowed to have variations without arms: plain flags always carry the coat of arms.
Jorge Candeias, 18 July 1999

Presentation of Póvoa de Lanhoso

This municipality has 21 810 inhabitants in 132 km2 and belongs to the old province of Minho, to the region to be of Entre-Douro-e-Minho and to the current Braga District.
António Martins, 3 Oct 1998

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