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Rossas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Rossas, Concelho de Vieira do Minho, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2018-06-09 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Rossas (Vieira do Minho) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 29 May 2018
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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 white and green.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 May 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, an oak branch Vert acorned Or, in chief two wolves addorsed Sable tongued Gules, in base a kite statant Sable (blazon says: "proper"). Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "ROSSAS - VIEIRA DO MINHO".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 May 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 12 June 1996
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 May 2018

Presentation of Rossas

Rossas Commune is one of the 16 communes of Vieira do Minho Municipality; it had 1673 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 32.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 May 2018

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