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Cambeses Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Cambeses, Concelho de Monção, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-08-07 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Cambeses (Monção) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 6 Aug 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Aug 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, two grapevines Or leaved Argent between an orb Or in chief and a wat5ermill's wheel Argent in base. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "CAMBESES - MONÇÃO".
The orb is an attribute of Jesus Christ, being the local patron saint as Divine Saviour.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Aug 2015

Draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes, published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 27 December 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Aug 2015

Presentation of Cambeses

Cambeses Commune is one of the 24 communes of the Monção municipality (q.v.); it had 496 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Aug 2015

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