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Prozelo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Prozelo, Concelho de Arcos de Valdevez, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-12-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Prozelo (Arcos de Valdevez) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 2 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 yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Jan 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Gules with base wavy of Argent and Azure, two sickles affronty Or bladed Argent, in chief a bunch of three corn cobs Vert leaved Or and tied Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "PROZELO - ARCOS DE VALDEVEZ".
The base wavy is representing Vez River, the name giver of the municipality.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Jan 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 5 December 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Jan 2016

Presentation of Prozelo

Prozelo Commune is one of the 36 communes of the Arcos de Valdevez municipality (q.v.); it had 943 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Jan 2016

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