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São Pedro Velho Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de São Pedro Velho, Concelho de Mirandela, Distrito de Bragança

Last modified: 2018-03-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[São Pedro Velho commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and António Martins-Tuválkin, 25 Nov 2017
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 25 Nov 2017

Coat of arms

[São Pedro Velho commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 25 Nov 2017

Shield Purpure, three plates in fess, in chief a key Or in bend over a key Argent in bend sinister, both with their wards upwards and outwards, base wavy barry wavy of Argent and Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case serifed letters "SOÃ PEDRO VELHO".
The name of the commune means Old Saint Peter: the keys on the arms are canting.
Source: this webpage
António Martins-Tuválkin, 25 Nov 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 26 January 2001
António Martins-Tuválkin, 25 Nov 2017

Presentation of São Pedro Velho

São Pedro Velho Commune is one of the 30 communes of Mirandela Municipality; it had 329 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 23.5 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 25 Nov 2017

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