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Lamego Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Lamego, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2014-07-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Lamego municipality] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 31 May 2007
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on green and white gyronny (city rank)(city rank) background.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 31 May 2007

Coat of arms

[Lamego municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta,

The arms are Gules issuant from a campaign of soil proper emphasized Vert and Sable (!) a castle Argent with port and windows Gules on the field between two trees Vert fruited Or and in chief an inescutcheon Argent a cross Azure the inescutcheon between a crescent pointing to sinister in dexter and a 5-point star Argent of the same. Mural crown argent with five visible towers (city rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "CIDADE DE LAMEGO". Lamego is one of the 40 "ancient" (pre-1973) Portuguese cities.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 31 May 2007

Flag and coat of arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário do Governo : II Série in 1936.03.05.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 31 May 2007

Version without Coat of Arms

[Lamego municipality plain] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, Apr 2010

Presentation of Lamego

Lamego municipality had 28 081 inhabitants in 2001 and consists of 18 communescommunes covering 166,71 km². It is part of Viseu District, traditional province and 1999 ref. adm. region Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, C.C.R. / NUTS II Norte, and NUTS III Douro.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 31 May 2007

Flag Proposal of António Martins-Tuválkin

[Lamego flag proposal] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 31 May 2007 It's my musing on how to make a decent flag based on the CoA, not unlike Dutch local flags.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 31 May 2007

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