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Vila de Rei Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Vila de Rei, Concelho de Vila de Rei, Distrito de Castelo Branco

Last modified: 2014-08-09 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Vila de Rei commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 20 Mar 2008
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field (village rank).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 20 Mar 2008

Coat of arms

[Vila de Rei commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 20 Mar 2008

The arms are Argent issuant from a mound vert semy of pebbles Or a triangulation pillar Sable and on a base wavy Argent a bar wavy Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (commune rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "FREGUESIA DE VILA DE REI"
Vila de Rei includes the geographic point usually considered to be the geograpic center of counterminous Portugal (Picoto da Milriça) and the 1st order Portuguese Survey triangulation pillar #1, which is depicted on the arms.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 20 Mar 2008

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República : III Série in 2004.09.22.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 20 Mar 2008

Presentation of Vila de Rei

Vila de Rei Commune is one of the three communes of the synonym Municipality; it had 2504 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 142,02 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 20 Mar 2008

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