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Galegos (São Martinho) Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Galegos (São Martinho), Concelho de Barcelos, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-05-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Galegos (São Martinho) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 10 May 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain red field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 May 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, three roosters of Barcelos Proper ordered 1:2, two of them respectant. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "GALEGOS - SÃO MARTINHO".
Look here for more details. The same motive can also be found in the arms of neighbouring Galegos (Santa Maria)
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 May 2016 and António Martins-Tuválkin, 11 May 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 8 February 1999
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 May 2016

Presentation of Galegos (São Martinho)

Galegos (São Martinho), or São Martinho dos galegos, Commune is one of the 61 communes of Barcelos Municipality; it had 1930 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 3.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 May 2016

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