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Lanheses Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Lanheses, Concelho de Viana do Castelo, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2016-01-10 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Lanheses commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 19 Dec 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, 19 Dec 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Or with base wavy of Azure and Argent, issuant from base a sailing boat Sable flanked by a calvary and a pillory, both Sable garnished Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "LANHESES".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Dec 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 13 August 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Dec 2015

Presentation of Lanheses

Lanheses Commune is one of the 27 communes of the Viana do Castelo municipality (q.v.); it had 1645 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 10.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Dec 2015

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