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Amonde Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Amonde, Concelho de Viana do Castelo, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-12-17 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Amonde commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 17 Dec 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Dec 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Azure, crowned by a thr oughout bridge Argent masoned Gules with one arch and a Latin cross upon its centre, above two cogwheels Or, in chief a fleur-de-lis Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "AMONDE".
The fleur-de-lis is an attribute of St. Mary, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Dec 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 31 July 2002, draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Dec 2015

Presentation of Amonde

Amonde Commune is one of the 27 communes of the Viana do Castelo municipality (q.v.); it had 293 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 6.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Dec 2015

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