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Capeludos Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Capeludos, Concelho de Vila Pouca de Aguiar, Distrito de Vila Real

Last modified: 2014-11-29 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Capeludos commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 5 May 2010
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 5 May 2010

Coat of arms

[Capeludos commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 5 May 2010

The arms are Gules a paschal lamb Argent holding a cross-bearing staff Or flagged Agrent with cross throughout Gules, in chief two rounded crosses Or, in base wavy Azure a barrulet wavy Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "CAPELUDOS".
The lamb usually is an attribute of St. John the Baptist. The base wavy probably symbolizes little river Rio da Portela.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 5 May 2010

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal _Diário daRepública : III Série_ in on 7 December 2004
António Martins-Tuválkin, 5 May 2010

Presentation of Capeludos

Capeludos Commune is one of the 14 communes of Vila Pouca de Aguiar Municipality (q.v.); it had 602 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 22,27 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 5 May 2010

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