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Lamas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Lamas, Concelho de Miranda do Corvo, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-05-16 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Lamas (Miranda do Corvo) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 11 May 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 May 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Purpure, a dove Argent with spread wings, nimbed Or, surrounded by a vine tree Or, leaved and fruited of the same carrying 10 bunches of grapes. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "LAMAS - MIRANDA DO CORVO".
The dove is representing the Holy Spirit, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 May 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 27 August 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider,

Presentation of Lamas

Lamas Commune is one of the four communes of the Miranda do Corvo municipality (q.v.); it had 838 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 15.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 May 2015

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