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Modivas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Modivas, Concelho de Vila do Conde, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2016-09-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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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.
Source: this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Sep 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Gules with base wavy of Argent and Azure, two millstones Argent, in chief three branches of olive Or, fruited Sable and tied Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "MODIVAS".
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Sep 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 22 October 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Sep 2016

Presentation of Modivas

Modivas Commune is one of the 21 communes of Vila do Conde Municipality; it had 1806 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Sep 2016

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