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Quinchães Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Quinchães, Concelho de Fafe, Distrito de Braga

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[Quinchães commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 16 June 2009
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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 (village rank).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 17 June 2009

Coat of arms

[Quinchães commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 17 June 2009

The arms are Argent a castle Gules masoned Or with port and windows Or, in base a cogwheel Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "QUINCHÃES - FAFE".

António Martins-Tuválkin, 17 June 2009

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série in 2000.07.27
António Martins-Tuválkin, 17 June 2009

Presentation of Quinchães

Quinchães Commune is one of the 25 communes of Fafe Municipality (q.v.); it had 2344 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 10,45 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin,

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