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Boivão Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Boivão, Concelho de Valença, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-04-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Boivão commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Apr 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, 3 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a castle Sable masoned Or between a scallop Gules in chief and a watermill wheel Vert in base, both garnished Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "BOIVÃO - VALENÇA".
Source: communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Apr 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 26 December 2006
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Apr 2015

Presentation of Boivão

Boivão Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Valença municipality (q.v.); it had 236 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 7.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Apr 2015

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