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Cornes Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Cornes, Concelho Vila Nova de Cerveira, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-04-11 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: cornes | watermill(wheel) | grapevine | horn |
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[Cornes commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 1 Apr 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a watermill wheel Gules flanked by two branches of vine Vert with altogether four grapevines Purpure, in chief two horns affront Azure ordered per fess. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "CORNES".
The horns (Port: cornos) probably are canting elements.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Apr 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 8 November 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Apr 2015

Presentation of Cornes

Cornes Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Vila Nova de Cerveira municipality (q.v.); it had 482 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 6.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 1 Apr 2015

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