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Vila Nova de Famalicão Municipality (Portugal)

Last modified: 2006-02-05 by antonio martins
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Vila Nova de Famalicão municipality
image by André Serranho, 08 Aug 1999
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About the flag

It is a quite typical portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centered on a background gyronny (meaning city rank) of green and yellow. The coat of arms is argent, a fess sable charged with three grenates shelled or and fruited gules, between three grape grapols vert, two in chief and one in point. Mural crown argent with five visible towers (city rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "VILA NOVA DE FAMALICÃO".
António Martins, 08 Aug 1999

Presentation of Vila Nova de Famalicão

Vila Nova de Famalicão municipality had 116 560 inhabitants in 1990, and it is divided in 49 communes, covering 209 km2. It belongs to the Braga District and to the old province of Minho.
António Martins, 08 Aug 1999

Commune flags

Carreira Commune

Carreira commune
image by Sérgio Horta, 28 Oct 2001

Publish on Diário da República (the official journal), on 03/08/1999 — Argent field, a hurt azure, charged with a escallop or, lined gules. Argent 3 towers mural crown. White scroll with "CARREIRA - VILA NOVA DE FAMALICÃO" in upper case black letters. Flag — blue
Sérgio Horta, 28 Oct 2001

Arms detail

Carreira communal arms
image by Sérgio Horta, 26 Oct 2001