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Mondrôes Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Mondrôes, Concelho de Vila Real, Distrito de Vila Real

Last modified: 2016-05-12 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: mondroes | dolmen | scallop | pitcher |
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[Mondrôes commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 29 Apr 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Apr 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or, two dolmens Sable set in fess, in chief a scallop Purpure, in base a pitcher Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "MONDRÕES".
The scallop is an attribute of St. James the Elder, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Apr 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 20 September 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Apr 2016

Presentation of Mondrôes

Mondrôes Commune is one of the 20 communes of Vila Real Municipality; it had 1065 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 11.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Apr 2016

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