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Vagos Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Vagos, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2014-07-26 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Vagos municipality] image by Sérgio Horta, 4 Dec 2006
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About the Flag

It is a quite typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a quartered background (town rank) of yellow and black.
António Martins-Tuválkin,

Coat of arms

[Vagos municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 4 Dec 2006

The arms are or issuant from a wavy campaign barruly wavy of four a typical Aveiro lagoon seeweed ship sable and argent dressed gules between to sheaves of wheat vert in chief. Mural crown argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "VAGOS".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 4 Dec 2006

Flag and coat of arms adopted and published in the official journal _Diário do Governo : II Série_ in 1972.09.14 (which is an atypically late date).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 4 Dec 2006

Version without Coat of Arms

[Vagos municipality plain] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, Apr 2010

Presentation of Vagos

Vagos municipality had 23 205 inhabitants in 2000, and it is divided in 8 communes, covering 164,9 km². It belongs to: Aveiro District District, traditional province and 1999 ref. adm. region Beira Litoral, and C.C.R./NUT2 Centro.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 4 Dec 2006

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