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Mentrestido Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Mentrestido, Concelho Vila Nova de Cerveira, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-04-11 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: mentrestido | wall(embattled) | palm(leaf) | grapevine |
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[Mentrestido commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 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, 1 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a throughout embattled wall Gules masoned Sable between two palm leaves Vert crossed per saltire tied Gules in chief and a grapevine Purpure leaved Vert in base. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "MENTRESTIDO.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Apr 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 1 September 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Apr 2015

Presentation of Mentrestido

Mentrestido Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Vila Nova de Cerveira municipality (q.v.); it had 263 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Apr 2015

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