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Sabrosa Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Sabrosa, Distrito de Vila Real

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[Sabrosa municipality] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 28 Nov 2006
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 28 Nov 2006

Coat of arms

[Sabrosa municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 28 Nov 2006

The arms are Argent a fountain sable efervescent Argent between two trees leaved Vert, stalked and eradicated Sable and Fruited Or, in chief Gules an arm in plate armour and naked hand proper issuant holding a sword Argent with hilt Or. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "VILA DE SABROSA".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 28 Nov 2006

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário do Governo : I Série on 21 January 1934
António Martins-Tuválkin, 28 Nov 2006

Version without Coat of Arms

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

Presentation of Sabrosa

Sabrosa municipality had 6835 inhabitants in 2000, and it is divided in 12 communes, covering 156,9 km². It belongs to: Vila Real District, traditional province and 1999 ref. adm. region Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, and C.C.R./NUT2 Norte.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 28 Nov 2006

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