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Valença, Cristelo Covo e Arão United Commune (Portugal)

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União das Freguesias de Valença, Cristelo Covo e Arão, Concelho de Valença, Distrito de Viana do Castelo


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Former Valença commune (until 2013)

[Valença commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2015

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain red field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent crowned by a red boat, a throughout embattled portal Purpure masoned Or, in central chief a fleur-de-lis Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers(village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FREGUESIA DE VALENÇA".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2015


Presentation of Valença

Valença Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of ValençaMunicipality (q.v.); it had 3430 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 3.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2015


Former Cristelo Covo commune (until 2013)

[Cristelo Covo commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 5 Apr 2015

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Vert with base wavy of Argent and Azure, crowned by a rowing boat Gules and Argent (seen from prow) with oars Argent, in chief a castle Or masoned Sable with port and windows Gules having three embattled towers. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "CRISTELO COVO".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2015

Draft of flag and arms made byCarlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes. Published in Diário da República: III Série on 3 December 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2015


Presentation of Cristelo Covo

Cristelo Covo Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Valença Municipality (q.v.); it had 969 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 3.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2015


Former Arão commune (until 2013)

[Arão commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2015

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain golden yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

[Arão commune CoA (until 2013)] 2:3 image by , 5 Apr 2015

Shield Sable with base wavy of Argent and Azure, a sundial Argent garnished Sable with hand Or, flanked by two plants of vine eradicated Argent fruited Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "ARÃO - VALENÇA".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2015

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 2 August 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2015


Presentation of Arão

Arão Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Valença Municipality (q.v.); it had 753 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 2.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 5 Apr 2015


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