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Covelas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Covelas, Concelho de Trofa, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2016-01-19 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Covelas (Trofa) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 19 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 blue field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Jan 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, a millstone Gules flanked by two corn cobs Or leaved Vert, in chief a torn coat Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "COVELAS - TROFA".
The torn coat is an attribute of St. Martin of Tour, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Jan 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 28 March 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Jan 2016

Presentation of Covelas

Covelas Commune is one of the five communes of the Trofa municipality (q.v.); it had 1536 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 16.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Jan 2016

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