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Feitosa Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Feitosa, Concelho de Ponte de Lima, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-03-26 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Feitosa commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Mar 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, 27 Mar 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, base wavy of Argent and Azure, in centre two watermill wheels Or ordered per fess, in central chief an orb Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FEITOSA - PONTE DE LIMA".
The orb is an attribute of Jesus Christ as Divine Saviour, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Mar 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 20 November 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Mar 2015

Presentation of Feitosa

Feitosa Commune is one of the 39 communes of the Ponte de Lima municipality (q.v.); it had 1377 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 3.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Mar 2015

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