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Cunha Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia da Cunha, Concelho de Sernancelhe, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2014-08-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Cunha commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 11 May 2010
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white background (village rank).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 11 May 2010

Coat of arms

[Cunha commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 11 May 2010

The arms are Gules a genet (Latin: Genetta genetta) Or striped Sable with snout Argent and in chief a Maltese cross Argent and in base three wedges Or set two and one. Mural crown argent with three visible towers (commune rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "CUNHA - SERNANCELHE".
The wedges (Portuguese: cunhas) are a canting element.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 11 May 2010

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série in 2001.03.14.
António Martins-Tuválkin,

Presentation of Cunha

Cunha Commune is one of the 13 communes of Sernancelhe Municipality (q.v.); it had 351 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 19,16 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 11 May 2010

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