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Vale de Telhas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Vale de Telhas, Concelho de Mirandela, Distrito de Bragança

Last modified: 2018-04-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Vale de Telhas commune] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 7 Mar 2018
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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.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 7 Mar 2018

Coat of arms

[Vale de Telhas commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 7 Mar 2018

Shield Gules a grape bunch Or, in chief two roof tiles Or, issuant from base wavy of Argent and Azure a two-arch bridge Argent masoned Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll (Bénard Guedes style) reading in black upper case serifed letters "VALE DE TELHAS".
The toponym means litterally "valley of roof tiles" (in Portugal barrel tiles being most common; "telha" descends from Latin "tegula"); the arms are partly canting.
Source: this webpage
António Martins-Tuválkin, 7 Mar 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 26 January 2011
Source: here
António Martins-Tuválkin, 7 Mar 2018

Presentation of Vale de Telhas

Vale de Telhas Commune is one of the 30 communes of Mirandela Municipality; it had 283 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 13.4 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 7 Mar 2018

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