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Miranda do Corvo Commune (Portugal)

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

Last modified: 2015-05-16 by klaus-michael schneider
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[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 Gules with base wavy of Argent and Azure, two ravens statant affronty Sable, in chief an orb Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FREGUESIA DE MIRANDA DO CORVO".
The ravens are canting elements. The orb is an attribute of Jesus Christ as the Divine Saviour, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 May 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 9 August 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 May 2015

Presentation of Miranda do Corvo

Miranda do Corvo Commune is one of the four communes of the Miranda do Corvo municipality (q.v.); it had 7615 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 46.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 May 2015

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