This page is part of © FOTW Flags Of The World website

Mujães Commune (Portugal)

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

Last modified: 2015-12-23 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: mujaes | doloire | tower | rose(white) |
Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors

[Mujães commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 20 Dec 2015
See also:

About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Dec 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, a tower Argent masoned Sable, roofed Or with port and windows Gules, flanked by a doloire (=axe's blade) Argent at dexter and scimitar Argent hilted Or and a lance Or stemmed Argent, both crossed per saltire, in central chief a heraldic rose Argent seeded Gules and barbed Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "MUJÃES".
The rose is an attribute of Our Lady of Expectation, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Dec 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 22 March 2002, draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Dec 2015

Presentation of Mujães

Mujães Commune is one of the 27 communes of the Viana do Castelo municipality (q.v.); it had 1550 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Dec 2015

back to Viana do Castelo Communes click here