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Vermoim Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Vermoim, Concelho de Vila Nova da Famalicão, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-03-23 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: vermoim(vila nova da famalicao) | base(embattled) | crown(marian) | corn(cob) |
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[Vermoim (Vila Nova da Famalicão) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 25 Mar 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, three corn cobs Or leaved Argent ordered per fess, in chief a Marian crown Or, mural base Argent, masoned Sable and embattled. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "VERMOIM - VILA NOVA DE FAMALICÃO".
Though looking like a Holy Spirit's crown the crown is denoted as Marian crown. St. Mary is local patron saint as Our Lady of the Rosary.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 16 July 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2016

Presentation of Vermoim

Vermoim Commune is one of the 34 communes of Vila Nova da Famalicão Municipality; it had 2930 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Mar 2016

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