Last modified: 2014-08-23 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: povoa de lanhoso | tower(yellow) | cross(blue fimbriated white) | filigrane | heart |
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It is a fairly typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a yellow field.
The arms are gules, on a cross throughout azure fimbriated, the quarters covered by filigrane hearts or, a castle tower or. Mural crown argent with four visible towers (town rank) with white scroll reading "VILA DA PÓVOA DE LANHOSO" in black upper case letters.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 Oct 1998
Plain (monocoloured) Portuguese subnational flags are not allowed to have variations without arms: plain flags always carry the coat of arms.
Jorge Candeias, 18 July 1999
This municipality has 21 810 inhabitants in 132 km2 and
belongs to the old province of Minho, to the region
to be of Entre-Douro-e-Minho and to the current
António Martins, 3 Oct 1998
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