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Romarigães Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Romarigães, Concelho de Paredes de Coura, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-10-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Romarigães commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 10 July 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 July 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, in base a throughout embattled wall Sable masoned Argent and charged with an eagle Or, in chief a pilgrim's baton bendy Vert carrying a canteen Gules tied Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "ROMARIGÃES".
Baton and canteen as utensils of a pilgrimage (Port.: romaria) might be canting elements.
Source: Freguesias de Portugal
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 July 2015

Presentation of Romarigães

Romarigães Commune is one of the 16 communes of the Paredes de Coura municipality (q.v.); it had 246 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 7.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 July 2015

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