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Labruja Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Labruja, Concelho de Ponte de Lima, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-03-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Labruja commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 23 March 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 March 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, abridge Argent masoned Sable, beneath the arch in base wavy of Argent and Azure, on top of the bridge a lion rampent Or carrying an upright crozier OR by his forepaws. In chief three scallops Argent ordered per fess. Mural crown with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "LABRUJA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 March 2015

Draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes. Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 25 March 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 March 2015

Presentation of Labruja

Labruja Commune is one of the 39 communes of the Ponte de Lima municipality (q.v.); it had 439 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 16.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 March 2015

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