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Communes of Sines Municipality (Portugal)

Last modified: 2010-08-13 by antónio martins
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Porto Covo Commune

Porto Covo commune
image by Sérgio Horta, 13 Jan 2008

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It is a fairly typical portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centered on a plain blue background. Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República : III Série in 1997.05.23.
António Martins, 13 Jan 2008

Arms detail

Porto Covo communal arms
image by Sérgio Horta, 13 Jan 2008

The arms are Or a bundle of eight wheat ears Vert tied Azure and above an island Sable emphasized Argent issuant from a campaign Vert wavy charged with a fess Argent wavy itself charged with a fish Gules endowed. Mural crown argent with three visible towers (commune rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "Porto Covo". Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República : III Série in 1997.05.23: «Armas - Escudo de ouro, molho de oito espigas de trigo verde, atadas de azul; contra-chefe ondeado de verde e prata, de três tiras, sendo a de prata carregada com um peixe de vermelho, nascente do ondeado, ilha de negro realçada de prata. Coroa mural de prata de três torres. Listel branco com a legenda a negro: “PORTO COVO”.» The arms shows a local rocky islet, Ilha do Pessegueiro.
António Martins, 13 Jan 2008

Presentation of Porto Covo Commune

Porto Covo Commune is one of the two communes of the Sines municipality. It had 1116 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 48,73 km².
António Martins, , 13 Jan 2008


Sines Commune

Apart from Porto Covo, the other commune of Sines municipality (the synonymous commune) has no flag nor arms of its own.
António Martins, 13 Jan 2008


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