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Peso da Régua Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Peso da Régua, Distrito de Vila Real

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[Peso da Régua municipality] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 11 Dec 1999
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field gyronny of red and white (city rank).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 11 Dec 1999

Coat of arms

[Peso da Régua municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 11 Dec 1999

The arms are Vert, a rabelo-ship Or with sails Argent over a base wavy Argent and Azure, ineach, dexter and sinister, chief a bunch of grapes Purpure leaved Or. Mural crown with five visible towers (city rank) and white scroll with black upper case letters reading "CIDADE DO PESO DA RÉGUA".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 11 Dec 1999

Flag and arms adopted and published in Diário da República: III Série on 11 November 1986. Peso da Régua gained the rank of a city and became seat of a municipality on 14 August 1985
Sérgio Horta, 11 Dec 1999

Version without Coat of Arms

[Peso da Régua municipality plain] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, Apr 2010

Presentation of Peso da Régua

This is a city that belongs to Vila Real district (Trás-os-Montes traditional province) has a 97 km² area, eight communes (freguesias) and about 25 000 inhabitants.
Sérgio Horta, 11 Dec 1999

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