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Ganfei Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Ganfei, Concelho de Valença, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-04-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Ganfei commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain celestial blue field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, an orb Azure garnished Or flanked by two plants of vine Vert fruited Purpure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "GANFEI - VALENÇA".
he orb is an attribute of Jesus Christ as the Divine Saviour, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 23 May 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2015

Presentation of Ganfei

Ganfei Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Valença municipality (q.v.); it had 1293 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 9.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Apr 2015

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