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Cristelo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Cristelo, Concelho de Paredes, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-07-15 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Cristelo (Paredes) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 2 July 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 July 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, two carpenter's hammers Sable hilted Gules in saltire, in chief a scallop Azure, in base an impending chevron Vert. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "CRISTELO - PAREDES".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 July 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 5 February 1998
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 July 2016

Presentation of Cristelo

Cristelo Commune is one of the 18 communes of Paredes Municipality; it had 1891 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 1.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 July 2016

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