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Telões Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Telões, Concelho de Amarante, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2018-06-24 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Telões (Amarante) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 24 June 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 June 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, a belfry with three arches Argent, masoned Sable with bells Or, in chief two grapevines Or leafed Argent ordered per fess, in base a cogwheel Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "TELÕES - AMARANTE".
The belfry is representing the oldest local parish church of Telġes, since 1977 being a national monument. The rapevines are representing agriculture, especially viticulture, one of the principal business lines of the village. The cogwheel is representing industries.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 June 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 9 March 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 June 2018

Presentation of Telões

Telões Commune is one of the 26 communes of Amarante Municipality; it had 4232 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 14.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 24 June 2018

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