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Folhadela Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Folhadela, Concelho de Vila Real, Distrito de Vila Real

Last modified: 2016-05-12 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Folhadela commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Apr 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain red field.
Source: Portuguese WIKIPEDIA
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Apr 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, a paly baton Azure with a canteen Gules, flanked by two grapevines Purpure leaved Vert. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "FOLHADELA".
Baton and canteen are either alluding to pilgrimage or to St. James the Elder.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Apr 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 23 January 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Apr 2016

Presentation of Folhadela

Folhadela Commune is one of the 20 communes of Vila Real Municipality; it had 2261 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 16.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Apr 2016

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