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Cabeça Santa Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Cabeça Santa, Concelho de Penafiel, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2017-02-09 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Cabeça Santa commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 8 Feb 2017
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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.
Source: municipal webpage Penafiel
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Feb 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Gules,two swallows respectant volant Argent and Sable, issuant from base a mount Argent garnished Sable, in chief a shrine with relic, both Argent garnished Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "CABEÇA SANTA".
Source: this wbpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Feb 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 16 January 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Feb 2017

Presentation of Cabeça Santa

Cabeça Santa Commune is one of the 27 communes of Penafiel Municipality; it had 2528 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Feb 2017

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