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Trancozelos Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Trancozelos, Concelho de Penalva do Castelo, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2016-02-24 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: trancozelos | bar(wavy) | bridge | cross(jerusalem) |
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[Trancozelos commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider and Peter Hans van den Muijzenberg, 8 Sep 2014
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain purple field (village rank).
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Aug 2014

Coat of arms

[Trancozelos commune CoA] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Aug 2014

The arms are Purpure, in chief and fess divided by a bar wavy Argent, each charged with a barrulet wavy Azure, between the bars a bridge Argent masoned Sable with two arcs, above a couped cross of Jerusalem Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "TRANCOZELOS"
Source: I spotted this flag on 29 September 2013 in a polling station in Penalva do Castelo.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Aug 2014

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 16 October 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Nov 2015

Presentation of Trancozelos

Trancozelos is one of the 11 communes of Penalva do Castelo municipality covering 5,16 km². It had 269 inhabitants in 2011.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Aug 2014

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