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Vilar Seco Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Vilar Seco, Concelho de Nelas, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2017-03-08 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: vilar veco(nelas) | grapevine | corn(cob) | rose(red) | olive(branch) |
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[Vilar Seco (Nelas) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 4 Mar 2017
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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 purple and white.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Mar 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a grapevine Purpure leaved Vert at dexter, a corn cob Or leaved Vert at sinister, in chief a heraldic rose Gules seeded Or and barbed Vert, in base an olive branch Vert fruited Sable. Mural crown Argent with three(village rank) visible towers and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "VILAR SECO - NELAS".
The rose might be an attribute of Our Lady of Hope, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Mar 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 25 July 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Mar 2017

Presentation of Vilar Seco

Vilar Seco Commune is one of the seven communes of Nelas Municipality; it had 745 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 9.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Mar 2017

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