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Delães Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Delães, Concelho de Vila Nova da Famalicão, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-03-20 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Delães commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 17 Mar 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or, two pickaxes Sable hilted Vert in saltire, flanked by two paly wheel hubs Gules, in chief an orb Azure fixed Argent, in base a bar wavy Azure, charged with a barrulet wavy Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "DELÃES".
The orb is an attribute of Jesus Christ, as the Divine Saviour being the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider,

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 30 June 1998
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Mar 2016

Presentation of Delães

Delães Commune is one of the 34 communes of Vila Nova da Famalicão Municipality; it had 3917 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 2.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Mar 2016

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