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Vilarinho das Cambas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Vilarinho das Cambas, Concelho de Vila Nova da Famalicão, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-03-23 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Vilarinho das Cambas commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 25 Mar 2016
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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, 25 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, two bars wavy Azure, each charged with a barrulet wavy Argent, between the bars an orb Gules garnished Sable flanked by a grapevine Purpure at dexter and an oak branch Vert at sinister. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "VILARINHO DAS CAMBAS".
The orb is an attribute of the Divine Saviour, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 28 May 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2016

Presentation of Vilarinho das Cambas

Vilarinho das Cambas Commune is one of the 34 communes of Vila Nova da Famalicão Municipality; it had 1366 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 9.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2016

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