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Santo Tirso, Couto (Santa Cristina e São Miguel) e Burgães Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Santo Tirso, Couto (Santa Cristina e São Miguel) e Burgães, Concelho de Santo

Last modified: 2014-08-09 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: santa cristina do couto | fess(red) | grapes(bunch) | millwheel |
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[Santa Cristina do Couto commune] 2:3 image by Blas Delgado, 6 Mar 2002
flag of former Santa Cristina do Couto Commune
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Santa Cristina do Couto (until 2013)

On the site, the background is green, but a very dark one. I personally consider this shade quite handsome and quite probably to be the real one. Who knows?
Blas Delgado, 8 Mar 2002

It’s simply green. Our regulations are exclusively heraldical, and therefore aren’t concerned with such vexillological frivolities like shades and such…
Jorge Candeias, 8 Mar 2002

Coat of arms

[Santa Cristina do Couto commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 27 Oct 2008

The arms are Argent a fess Gules with damaskeen ornamentation Or, in chief a millwheel Purpure flanked by two palm branches Vert, in base a bunch of grapes Vert fruited Purpure. Mural crown with three visible towers (village rank) nd white scroll reading in black upper case letters "COUTO - SANTA CRISTINA"
António Martins-Tuválkin, 22 May 2008

Flag and arms were approved on 16 September 1999.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 22 May 2008

Presentation of Santa Cristina do Couto

Santa Cristina do Couto was one of the 24 former communes of Santo Tirso Municipality, it covered 7,79 km². and had around 4000 inhabitants.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 22 May 2008

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