Campo (Valongo)

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Brasão de Campo (Valongo)/Arms (crest) of Campo (Valongo)
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Country : Portugal
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District : Porto

Municipality : Valongo
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Official blazon
Portuguese Escudo de prata, uma capa de púrpura (clâmide) rasgada e aberta em pala e envolvendo nos flancos uma espada abatida de negro, posta entre duas espigas de trigo verde; nos cantões do chefe, uma palmeta de azul e em ponta; três burelas ondeadas de azul e prata. Coroa mural de prata de quatro torres. Listel branco, com a legenda a negro: “ CAMPO - VALONGO “.
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Origin/meaning

The arms were officially granted on November 8, 2001.

The sword and the cut cloak refer to Saint Martin of Tours, the local patron saint. The two railway profiles symbolise the importance of the railway for the development of the town. The wheat ears to the (former) importance of agriculture. The base shows the Ferreira river.

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Literature : image provided by Sergio Horta


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