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Lanhelas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Lanhelas, Concelho de Caminha, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-04-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Lanhelas commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 7 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 white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure semy of lights of Or and Argent, base wavy of Argent and Azure charged with three plaices ordered 2:1 in counterchanged colours. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "LANHELAS".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Apr 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 15 June 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Apr 2015

Presentation of Lanhelas

Lanhelas Commune is one of the 14 communes of the Caminha municipality (q.v.); it had 991 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Apr 2015

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