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(São Cristovão de) Muro Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Muro, Concelho de Trofa, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2016-01-19 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Muro (São Cristovão de Muro) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Jan 2016
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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 with blue bordure and an embowed blue inscription above the arms "JUNTA DE FREGUESIA".
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Jan 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or, base Azure with black waves, issuant from base St. Christopher dressed Azure with red cloak and black baton, carrying Jesus baby child on his right shoulder. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "S. CRISTOVÃO".
According to the old name the arms are canting. Please note that source displays arms with silver background, but the flag photo shows a golden background.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Jan 2016

Presentation of Muro

Muro Commune is one of the five communes of the Trofa municipality (q.v.); it had 1922 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Jan 2016

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