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Keywords: vouzela | coat of arms: tower | waves: 3 | hill | star: 5 points (white) | stars: 2 | tower (golden) | sun: face | sun: disc | crescent: points to fly | crescent: points up | crescents: 3 |
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Arms: On a black field, a gold castle on a green hill charged with silver - blue - silver, in the upper left canton a gold smiling sun? over a silver 5 pointed star over a silver crescent moon? in the upper right canton a silver crescent smiling moon? over a silver 5 pointed star over a silver crescent moon?, 4 silver tower mural crown (town rank) and a white scroll with the words in black "VILA DE VOUZELA". Flag: Quartered (town rank) yellow over red flag.
Sérgio Horta, 11 Dec 1999
Vouzela municipality had 11 917 inhabitants in 2000 (12 320 in 1990), and it is divided in 12 communes, covering 189 km2. It belongs to the District of Viseu, to the traditional province of Beira Alta, and to the would be region of Beira Litoral. Trivia: this is the last portuguese municipality, sorted by alphabetic order.
António Martins, 17 Oct 2003