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Canelas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Canelas, Concelho de Penafiel, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2017-02-09 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Canelas (Penafiel) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 8 Feb 2017
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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.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Feb 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a bar wavy Azure charged with a barrulet wavy Argent, in chief a lion rampant Purpure, armed and tongued Gules, carrying a trident Gules, in chief two sugar canes Vert with ears Proper. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "CANELAS - PENAFIEL".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Feb 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 26 May 1997
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Feb 2017

Presentation of Canelas

Canelas Commune is one of the 27 communes of Penafiel Municipality; it had 1649 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 11.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Feb 2017

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