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Tangil Commune (Portugal)

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

Last modified: 2015-08-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Tangil commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 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 green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Aug 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Or divied by a bar wavy Azure charged with a barrulet wavy Argent, in chief an orb Azure flanked by two lires Gules stringed sable, in base a castle Vert masoned Sable with port and windows of the same having three embattled towers. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "TANGIL".
The orb is an attribute of Jesus Christ, being the local patron saint as Divine Saviour.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Aug 2015

Draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes, published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 3 July 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Aug 2015

Presentation of Tangil

Tangil Commune is one of the 24 communes of the Monção municipality (q.v.); it had 768 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 21.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Aug 2015

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