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Vila de Punhe Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Vila de Punhe, Concelho de Viana do Castelo, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-12-20 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Vila de Punhe commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 24 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 red field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Dec 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, two pickaxes Sable garnished Argent and ordered per fess, in base a fortress Gules masoned Sable with port Sable, in chief a bunch of three wheat ears Vert tied Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "VILA DE PUNHE".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Dec 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 19 August 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Dec 2015

Presentation of Vila de Punhe

Vila de Punhe Commune is one of the 27 communes of the Viana do Castelo municipality (q.v.); it had 2273 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Dec 2015

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