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Paredes da Beira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Paredes da Beira, Concelho de São João da Pesqueira, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2017-02-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Paredes da Beira commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 29 June 2010
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quatered of yellow and blue.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 29 June 2010

Coat of arms

[Paredes da Beira commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 29 June 2010

The arms are Azure seven castles Argent set four and two and one masoned Sable with port and windows Gules, in chief a sun Or. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading "PAREDES DA BEIRA" in black upper case letters.
Paredes means (house) walls so the arms might be partly canting.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 29 June 2010

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 29 April 1996
António Martins-Tuválkin, 29 June 2010

Presentation of Paredes da Beira

Paredes da Beira Commune is one of the 11 communes of São João da Pesqueira Municipality; it had 629 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 23.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 Feb 2017

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