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Calvão e Soutelinho da Raia Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Calvão e Soutelinho da Raia, Concelho de Chaves, Distrito de Vila Real

Last modified: 2014-08-30 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Calvão (Chaves) commune (- 2013)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 3 June 2009
flag oc former Calvão commune
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Former Calvão commune (until 2013)

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field (village rank).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 June 2009

Coat of arms

[Calvão (Chaves) commune CoA (- 2013)] image by Sérgio Horta, 3 June 2009

The arms are Azure a rose Or seeded Gules between to ears of rye Or set in pale and issuant from a base wavy Argent charged with a fess wavy Azure a bridge Argent masoned Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "CALVÃO - CHAVES".
António Martins-Tuválkin,

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série in 2000.10.20
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 June 2009

Presentation of Calvão

Calvão Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Chaves Municipality (q.v.); it had 450 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 19,64 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 June 2009

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