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Podentes Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Podentes, Concelho de Penela, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2016-08-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Podentes commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 12 Aug 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of green and white.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Aug 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, two paly olive branches Vert fruited sable, ordered per fess, in chief a fleur-de-lis Azure, in base a grapevine Purpure leaved Vert. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "PODENTES".
The fleur-de-lis is an attribute of Our Lady of Purification, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Aug 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 12 June 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Aug 2016

Presentation of Podentes

Podentes Commune is one of the four communes of Penela Municipality; it had 485 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 17.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Aug 2016

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