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Gavião Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Gavião, Concelho de Vila Nova da Famalicão, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-03-20 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: gaviao(vila nova da famalicao) | sparrowhawk | scallop | grapevine | cogwheel |
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[Gavião (Vila Nova da Famalicão) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Mar 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, a sparrowhawk Sable, armed Gules, in chief a scallop Gules between a grapevine Purpure leaved Vert at dexter and a cogwheel Purpure at sinister Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "GAVIÃO - VILA NOVA DE FAMALICÃO".
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Mar 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on
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Presentation of Gavião

Gavião Commune is one of the 34 communes of Vila Nova da Famalicão Municipality; it had 3747 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Mar 2016

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