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Carreço Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Carreço, Concelho de Viana do Castelo, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-12-17 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: carreco | base(wavy) | boat | lighthouse | harp | windmill(wings) |
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[Carreço commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 18 Dec 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, 18 Dec 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Gules, issuant from a base wavy of Argent and Vert, charged with a boat Or, a lighthouse Argent with fire Or, flanked by a harp Or at dexter and a windmill's wings Or at sinister. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "CARREÇO".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Dec 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 18 November 1995
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Dec 2015

Presentation of Carreço

Carreço Commune is one of the 27 communes of the Viana do Castelo municipality (q.v.); it had 1759 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 17.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Dec 2015

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