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Castainço Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Castainço, Concelho de Penedono, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2017-06-27 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: castainco | granary | watermill(wheel) | flax(flower) |
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[Castainço commune] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 15 Apr 2017
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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.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 15 Apr 2017

Coat of arms

[Castainço commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 15 Apr 2017

Shield Or, two maize barns Gules, in chief a flax flower Azure; issuant from base wavy Azure, charged with a barrulet wavy Argent, a watermill wheel Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "CASTAINÇO".
Source: this webpage
António Martins-Tuválkin and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 and 15 Apr 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 27 December 2013
Source: here
António Martins-Tuválkin, 15 Apr 2017

Presentation of Castainço

Castainço Commune is one of the seven communes of Penedono Municipality; it had 161 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 14.0 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 15 Apr 2017

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