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Aranhas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Aranhas, Concelho de Penamacor, Distrito de Castelo Branco

Last modified: 2015-07-31 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Aranhas commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 31 July 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 July 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a spinning wheel Azure belted Gules in chief, a rotor Gules in base. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: ""ARANHAS".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 July 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 17 May 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 July 2015

Presentation of Aranhas

Aranhas Commune is one of the nine communes of the Penamacor municipality (q.v.); it had 353 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 July 2015

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