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Sosa Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Sosa, Concelho de Vagos, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2015-05-20 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Sosa commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 May 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of blue and white.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 May 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, crowned by a watermill's wheel issuant Gules, in central chief a flamy sword Azure balancing a pair of scales of the same. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "SOSA"
Sword and scales are attributes of St. Michael.
Source: communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 May 2015

Flag and arms were approved by Comissão de Heráldica da Associação de Arqueólogos Portugueses (CHAAP) on 15 April 2004.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 May 2015

Presentation of Sosa

Sosa Commune is one of the eight communes of the Vagos municipality (q.v.); it had 3069 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 22.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 May 2015

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