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Padronelo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Padronelo, Concelho de Amarante, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2018-06-23 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Padronelo commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 23 June 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 June 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, issuant from base a mount Argent, charged in base with a barrulet Azure and topped by a tower Or masoned Sable with port and windows Gules, on top of the tower a she-wolf statant Argent, flanked in chief by two inescutcheons, at dexter Or a saltire Gules, at sinister gyronny of eight of Sable and Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "PADRONELO".
The saltire is an attribute of St. Andrew, the local patron saint, the sinister inescutcheon is usually known as a shield of St. Vincent.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 June 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 28 November 1995
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 June 2018

Presentation of Padronelo

Padronelo Commune is one of the 26 communes of Amarante Municipality; it had 884 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 2.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 June 2018

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