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Quintanilha Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Quintanilha, Concelho de Bragança, Distrito de Bragança

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[Quintanilha commune] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 29 July 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.
Source: here
António Martins-Tuválkin, 29 July 2016

Coat of arms

[Quintanilha commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 29 July 2016

Shield Vert, a royal coronet Or, in chief two roses Argent barbed Argent and seeded Gules, in base by two anvils Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll (Bénard Guedes style) reading in black upper case letters "QUINTANILHA".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 29 July 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 7 June 2005
António Martins-Tuválkin, 29 July 2016

Presentation of Quintanilha

Quintanilha Commune is one of the 39 communes of Bragança Municipality; it had 216 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 20.3 km². Quintanilha is well known for its border pass between Portugal and Spain, and the toponym means "small encampment" or "small farm".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 29 July 2016

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