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Castelões Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Castelões, Concelho de Penafiel, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2017-02-09 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Castelões (Penafiel) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 9 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 yellow field.
Source: municipal webpage Penafiel
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Feb 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, a castle Argent masoned Sable with three embattled towers and port and windows, both Gules, in chief two spindles Or ordered per fess, in base a barrel Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "CASTELÕES - PENAFIEL".
The castle is a canting element.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Feb 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 17 December 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Feb 2017

Presentation of Castelões

Castelões Commune is one of the 27 communes of Penafiel Municipality; it had 1397 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 3.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 9 Feb 2017

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