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Zoio Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Zoio, Concelho de Bragança, Distrito de Bragança

Last modified: 2017-04-06 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Zoio commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2017
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Source: here
António Martins-Tuválkin, 1 May 2009

Coat of arms

[Zoio commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 1 May 2009

Shield Azure, two chestnuts Gules enveloped Or ordered per fess, in chief three weather cocks Argent ordered per fess, in base a watermill's wheel Or. Mural crown with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll (Bénard Guedes style) with inscription in black capitals "ZOIO".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 30 August 2003
António Martins-Tuválkin, 1 May 2009

Presentation of Zoio

Zoio Commune is one of the 32 communes of Bragança Municipality; it had 189 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 24.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2017

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