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Sernancelhe Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Sernancelhe, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2014-08-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Sernancelhe municipality#1]
image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 21 Mar 1999
[Sernancelhe municipality#2]
2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 22 July 2007

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About the Flag

It is a quite typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a background quartered (town rank) of white and red.

António Martins-Tuválkin, 21 Mar 1999

Coat of arms

[Sernancelhe municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 23 July 2007

The coat of arms is sable, a two storey castle tower argent, with port and windows gules, under a Maltese cross and between two ears of wheat, all of the first, by a river of three wavy fesses, argent and azure. The tower is confimedly a two-level-tower (torre torreada) Mural crown argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "VILA DE SERNANCELHE" (left image) or "CONCELHO DE SERNANCELHE" (right image), though this may vary in practice, as usual.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 21 Mar 1999 / 22 July 2007

Flag and coat of arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário do Governo : I Série in 1937.04.10.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 22 July 2007

Version without Coat of Arms

[Sernancelhe municipality plain] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, Apr 2010

Presentation of Sernancelhe

Sernancelhe municipality and consists of 13 communes covers 231,42 km². and had 6227 inhabitants in 2001. It is part of Viseu District, traditional provinceBeira Alta and of 1999 ref. adm. region Beira Litoral, C.C.R. / NUTS II Norte and NUTS III Douro.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 21 Mar 1999 / 22 July 2007

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