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Paranhos Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Paranhos, Concelho do Porto, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2016-01-24 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Paranhos (Porto) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 jan 2016
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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, 21 jan 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, in an arch Argent a saint dressed tawny and holding a palm leaf in his right hand, the arch is flanked by ten pairs of laurel(?) leaves ordered twice per pale, beneath the arch is a black inscription "S. VERÍSSIMO". Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "FREGUESIA DE PARANHOS".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 jan 2016

Presentation of Paranhos

Paranhos Commune is one of the seven communes of the Porto municipality (q.v.); it had 44 298 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 6.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 jan 2016

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