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Castelo Novo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Castelo Novo, Concelho do Fundão, Distrito de Castelo Branco

Last modified: 2014-08-22 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Castelo Novo commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 26 June 2009
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered background of yellow and blue (town rank).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 June 2009

Coat of arms

[Castelo Novo commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 26 June 2009

The arms are Azure a castle Or masoned Sable with port and windows Gules, in base a fountain effervescent Argent and Azure. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "CASTELO NOVO".
"Castelo novo" means "new castle", making these arms partly canting.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 June 2009

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal _Diárioda República : III Série_ in 2002.11.19
António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 June 2009

Presentation of Castelo Novo

Castelo Novo Commune is one of the 23 communes of Fundão Municipality (q.v.); it had 406 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 40,51 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Aug 2014

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