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Sever do Vouga Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Sever do Vouga, Distrito de Aveiro

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[Sever do Vouga municipality] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 3 May 2007
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue background.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 May 2007

Coat of arms

[Sever do Vouga municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta,

The arms are Argent between a pine tree and an orange tree both Vert trunked and erradicated Sable and fruited Or a bend wavy Azure charged with three fish Argent. Mural crown argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "SEVER DO VOUGA".
"Vouga is a river that crosses this municipality, so the bend and fish are canting. ("Sever" has no common meaning.)
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 May 2007

Flag and coat of arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário do Governo : II Série in 1953.12.04, a somewhat late date.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 May 2007

Version without Coat of Arms

Plain (monocoloured) portuguese subnational flags are not allowed to have variations without arms: plain flags always carry the coat of arms.
Jorge Candeias, 18 Jul 1999

Presentation of Sever do Vouga

Sever do Vouga municipality had 13 186 inhabitants in 2001 and consists of 7 communes covering 129,85 km². It is part of Aveiro District, traditional province and 1999 ref. adm. region Beira Litoral, current C.C.R. / NUTS II Centro, and NUTS III Baixo Vouga.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 May 2007

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