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Candoso (São Martinho) Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de São Martinho de Candoso, Concelho de Guimarães, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-06-30 by klaus-michael schneider
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[São Martinho de Candoso commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 June 2016
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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.
Source: Guimarães municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 June 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or with base wavy of Azure and Argent, five grapevines Purpure leaved Vert alternating with four cogwheels Gules, all ordered 3:3:3. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "CANDOSO - S. MARTINHO - GUIMARÃES".
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 June 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 9 May 2008
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 June 2016

Presentation of São Martinho de Candoso

São Martinho de Candoso Commune is one of the 48 communes of Guimarães Municipality; it had 1340 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 2.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 June 2016

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