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Civic heraldry of Portugal - Brasões dos municípios Portugueses


Municipality : Porto
District : Porto

Brasão de Ramalde

Official blazon

Escudo de ouro, semeado de espigas de milho de vermelho folhadas de verde e, brocante, uma roda dentada de negro. Coroa mural de prata de três torres. Listel branco com a legenda a negro, em maiúsculas : “ RAMALDE “.


The arms were officially granted on November 28, 1995.

The wheel in the arms symbolises the industry and progress in the municipality. The corn cobs symbolise the (former) importance of the municipality to provide the city of Porto with corn and other supplies. The red corn is chosen as a more exclusive and expensive variety. The goldenshield symbolises the walth of the area.

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Literature : image send by Sergio Horta

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