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Galegos Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Galegos, Concelho de Penafiel, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2017-02-09 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Galegos (Penafiel) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 11 Jan 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.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Jan 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a dolmen Proper, flanked by two embowed wheat plants Vert tied Gules, in chief an orb Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "GALEGOS - PENAFIEL".
The orb is an attribute of Jesus Christ, as Divine Saviour being the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Jan 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 14 October1997
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Jan 2016

Presentation of Galegos

Galegos Commune is one of the 27 communes of Penafiel Municipality; it had 2673 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 3.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Jan 2016

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