|Heraldry of the World (Heráldica do mundo)
Civic heraldry of Portugal - Brasões dos municípios Portugueses
District : Porto
Escudo de prata, com sete faixas ondadas de verde e três golfinhos de negro, realçados de ouro. Coroa mural de cinco torres de prata. Listel branco com a legenda de negro : " CIDADE DE MATOSINHOS ".
The arms were officially granted on November 7, 1966 and again on March 22, 1986. The only difference is the crown and the name of the town on the banner (see previous arms below).
I have no information on the meaning or origin of these arms. Any information is welcome !
Freguesias in Matosinhos :
- Custóias (Matosinhos)
- Leça do Balio
- Leça da Palmeira
- Santa Cruz do Bispo
- São Mamede de Infesta
- Senhora da Hora
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