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Midões Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Midões, Concelho de Tàbua, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2017-02-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Midões (Tàbua) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Feb 2017
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About the Flag

It is a slightly untypical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of blue and white. Please note, that written sources are presenting the arms with mural crown Argent, as it should be acc. to law, but photo of flag reveals a golden mural crown.
Source: this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Feb 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, an eradicated olive tree Vert fruited sable, flanked by two rams respectant Sable. Mural crown Or with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "MIDÕES - TÁBUA".
The charges are referring to the most important local business lines: production of olive oil and sheep breeding. The base wavy is symbolizing Mondego River.
Sources: this webpage and here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Feb 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 8 August 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Feb 2017

Presentation of Midões

Midões Commune is one of the 11 communes of Tàbua Municipality; it had 1725 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 20.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Feb 2017

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