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Caldelas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Caldelas, Concelho de Guimarães, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-06-29 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Caldelas (Guimarães) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 30 May 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of yellow and green.
Source: Guimarães municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 May 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Vert with base wavy of Argent and Azure, issuant from base a three arched throughout bridge Argent masoned Sable, in chief a fountain Or spitting water of the same, flanked by two cogwheels Sable fimbriated Argent.Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black letters "CALDAS das TAIPAS".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 May 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 17 April 1997
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 May 2016

Presentation of Caldelas

Caldelas Commune, also called (Vila de) Caldas das Taipas, is one of the 48 communes of Guimarães Municipality; it had 5723 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 2.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 May 2016

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