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Cantelães Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Cantelães, Concelho de Vieira do Minho, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2018-06-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Cantelães commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 May 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain red field.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 May 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Or with base wavy of Argent and Azure, a horse forcene Sable fimbriated Argent, flanked by two pine branches Vert with cones Gules, issuant from base a mount Vert. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll (Bénard Guedesstyle) with inscription in black capitals "CANTELÃES".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 May 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 19 October 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 May 2018

Presentation of Cantelães

Cantelães Commune is one of the 16 communes of Vieira do Minho Municipality; it had 828 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 11.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 May 2018

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