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Joane Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Joane, Concelho de Vila Nova da Famalicão, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-03-20 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Joane commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 20 Mar 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 red and white.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a cogwheel Sable, in chief two corn cobs Gules leaved Vert ordered per fess, in base a grapevine Purpure leaved Vert. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "JOANE".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Mar 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 31 January 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Mar 2016

Presentation of Joane

Joane Commune is one of the 34 communes of Vila Nova da Famalicão Municipality; it had 8089 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 7.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Mar 2016

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