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Grilo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Grilo, Concelho de Baião, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2017-01-26 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Grilo commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 25 Jan 2017
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About the Flag

I couldn't find any flag information.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Jan 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a cricket Sable, flanked by two flax branches Vert, blossomed Azure and seeded Or, tied Gules in base. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "GRILO".
The cricket (Port.: grilo) is a canting element. The flax branches are symbolizing the local production of linen, the most important local business line.
Sources: this webpage and communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Jan 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 10 May 2005
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Jan 2017

Presentation of Grilo

Grilo Commune is one of the 14 communes of Baião Municipality; it had 590 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 Jan 2017

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