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Vitorino das Donas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Vitorino das Donas, Concelho de Ponte de Lima, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-03-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Vitorino das Donas commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 24 Mar 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, 24 Mar 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, a base wavy of Argent and Azure, crowned by a sailing boat Or masted Sable and rigged Argent, in chief an orb Or garnished Gules flanked by two plates, each one charged with an apple Gules leaved Vert. Mural crown with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials : "VITORINO DAS DONAS".
The orb is an attribute of Jesus Christ as Divine Saviour, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Mar 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 30 August 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Mar 2015

Presentation of Vitorino das Donas

Vitorino das Donas Commune is one of the 39 communes of the Ponte de Lima municipality (q.v.); it had 1048 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 Mar 2015

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