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Penso Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Penso, Concelho de Melgaço, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-07-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Penso(Melgaço) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 28 July 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 July 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, a grapevine Or leaved Vert, in chief in each corner a kniphofia blossom Gules seeded Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "PENSO - MELGAÇO".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 July 2015

Draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes, flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 21 June 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 July 2015

Presentation of Penso

Penso Commune is one of the 13 communes of the Melgaço municipality (q.v.); it had 523 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 9.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 July 2015

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