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Touro Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia do Touro, Concelho de Vila Nova de Paiva, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2014-11-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Touro commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 16 Oct 2010
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow background (village rank).
António Martins-Tuválkin,

Coat of arms

[Touro commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 16 Oct 2010

The arms are Azure two flax flowers Argent emphasized Gules seeded Or and issuant from a base wavy Argent charged with a barrulet wavy Azure a three-arch bridge Argent masoned sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "TOURO".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 16 Oct 2010

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série in 2004.01.20.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 16 Oct 2010

Presentation of Touro

Touro Commune is one of the 5 communes of Vila Nova de Paiva Municipality (q.v.); it had 1247 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 47,75 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 16 Oct 2010

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