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Ribeira Brava Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Ribeira Brava, Concelho de Ribeira Brava, Madeira

Last modified: 2015-01-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Ribeira Brava commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Jan 2014
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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, 14 Jan 2014

Coat of arms

Shield Gules, a castle Argent masoned Sable with port and windows Sable flanked by six 5-point stars Or (three on either side), beneath a bridge Argent masoned Sable with three arcs over a base wavy of Argent and Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black capitals "FREGUESIA DA RIBEIRA BRAVA"

Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Jan 2014

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 16 March 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider,

Presentation of Ribeira Brava

Ribeira Brava Commune is one of the four communes of Ribeira Brava Municipality (q.v.); it had 6588 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 17.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Jan 2014

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