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Montaria Commune (Portugal)

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

Last modified: 2015-12-18 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: montaria | sao lourenco da montaria | grill | mountain | watermill(wheel) |
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[Montaria commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 20 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 red field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Dec 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Or, issuant from base a mountain Vert, two watermill's wheels Azure ordered per fess, in central chief a grill Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "MONTARIA".
The grill is an attribute of St. Lawrence, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Dec 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 31 October 2002, draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Dec 2015

Presentation of Montaria

Montaria Commune,aka São Lourenço da Montaria, is one of the 27 communes of the Viana do Castelo municipality (q.v.); it had 549 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 26.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Dec 2015

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