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Fontoura Commune (Portugal)

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

Last modified: 2015-04-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Fontoura commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 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 yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, a heraldic fountain of Argent and Azure, in chief two grapevines Or leaved Argent, in base nine bezants ordered 4:3:2. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FONTOURA".
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 24 August 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Apr 2015

Presentation of Fontoura

Fontoura Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Valença municipality (q.v.); it had 740 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 9.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Apr 2015

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