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Sebolido Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Sebolido, Concelho de Penafiel, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2017-02-12 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Sebolido commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 13 Feb 2017
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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, 13 Feb 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Gules with base wavy of Argent and Azure, sailing on base a rowing boat Or, in chief a sword Argent hilted Or and pointing downwards, flanked by two grapevines Or leaved Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "SEBOLIDO - PENAFIEL".
The sword is an attribute of St. Paul, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Feb 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 12 October 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Feb 2017

Presentation of Sebolido

Sebolido Commune is one of the 27 communes of Penafiel Municipality; it had 912 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Feb 2017

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