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Peredo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Peredo, Concelho de Macedo de Cavaleiros, Distrito de Bragança

Last modified: 2016-05-03 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: peredo | wheel(bladed) | olive(branch) | chestnut(branch) | base(wavy) |
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[Peredo commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 6 Apr 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain red field.
Source: heraldry page of communal webpage
António Martins-Tuválkin, 6 Apr 2016

Coat of arms

[Peredo commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 6 Apr 2016

The shield is Or, a St.Catherine wheel Gules between a branch of olive Vert fruited Sable at dexter and a branch of chestnut Vert with its burrs slit Argent at sinister, the two branches with the tips of their trunks per saltire,on base wavy Azure a barrulet wavy Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "PEREDO - MACEDO DE CAVALEIROS".
António Martins-Tuválkin,

The assessment by Comissão de Heráldica da Associação dos Arqueólogos Portugueses (CHAAP) was issued on 6 May 2004
António Martins-Tuválkin, 6 Apr 2016

Presentation of Peredo

Peredo Commune is one of the 30 communes of Macedo de Cavaleiros Municipality; it had 258 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 21.9 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 6 Apr 2016

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