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Moure Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Moure, Concelho de Barcelos, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-05-22 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Moure (Barcelos) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 May 2016
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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.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 May 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or, in base a Marian crown Azure gemmed Argent, in chief a watermill's wheel Gules, flanked by two grapevines Purpure leaved Vert. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "MOURE - BARCELOS".
Please note, that there are little differences of the arms within different sources. The charges are always the same but they differ in size and position.
Sources: Barcelos municipal webpage and this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 May 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 17 February 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 May 2016

Presentation of Moure

Moure Commune is one of the 61 communes of Barcelos Municipality; it had 925 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 2.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 May 2016

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