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Sangalhos Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Sangalhos, Concelho de Anadia, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2016-04-03 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Sangalhos commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of blue and white.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, two eradicated vine plants Vert fruited Purpure ordered per fess, in cental chief a bicycle's wheel Sable spoked Or. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "SANGALHOS".
The vine plants are representing viticulture as an important local business line. The wheel is representing the local production of bicycles. The base wavy is representing Cértima River.
Sources: this webpage and this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 23 September 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2016

Presentation of Sangalhos

Sangalhos Commune is one of the ten communes of Anadia Municipality; it had 4068 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 16.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2016

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