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Frechas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Frechas, Concelho de Mirandela, Distrito de Bragança

Last modified: 2018-03-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Frechas commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and António Martins-Tuválkin, 1 Jan 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of white and green.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 1 Jan 2018

Coat of arms

[Frechas commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 1 Jan 2018

Shield Vert, a pillory Argent between two arrows Or in pale, on base wavy Argent a barrulet wavy Azure. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll (Bénard Guedes style) reading in black upper case serifed letters "FRECHAS".
These arms are partly canting as "frechas" is an archaic form of "flechas", meaning "arrows".
Source: this webpage
António Martins-Tuválkin, 1 Jan 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 9 November 2001
António Martins-Tuválkin, 1 Jan 2018

Presentation of Frechas

Frechas Commune is one of the 30 communes of Mirandela Municipality; it had 929 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 18.4 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 1 Jan 2018

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