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Candedo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Candedo, Concelho de Murça, Distrito de Vila Real

Last modified: 2016-01-04 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Candedo (Murça) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Jan 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.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Jan 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a fountain Gules spitting water Azure between a branch of vine Vert carrying three grapevines Purpure in chief and two olive branches Vert fruited Sable in base crossed per saltire. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "CANDEDO - MURÇA".
Source: Murça municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Jan 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 31 July 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Jan 2016

Presentation of Candedo

Candedo Commune is one of the seven communes of the Murça municipality (q.v.); it had 1002 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 28.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Jan 2016

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