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Real Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Real, Concelho de Penalva do Castelo, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2015-11-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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Real (Penalva do Castelo) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Nov 2015
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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.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Vert with base wavy of Argent and Azure, a royal crown Proper flanked by two trees eradicated Or fruited Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "REAL - PENALVA DO CASTELO".
"Real" means "royal", the royal crown thus is a canting element.
Sources: here and here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Nov 2015

Presentation of Real

Real Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Penalva do Castelo municipality (q.v.); it had 263 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Nov 2015

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