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Castelo Branco Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Castelo Branco, Concelho de Castelo Branco, Distrito de Castelo Branco

Last modified: 2022-10-14 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Castelo Branco commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 June 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain dark red field.
Source: here

Logo Flag

[Castelo Branco commune logo] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Mar 2016

The logo however is displayed here.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Schield Argent, semy of alternating flowers Gules and birds volant Azure, over all a pair of scales Sable garnished Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "FREGUESIA DE CASTELO BRANCO".
The scales are an attribute of St. Michael, the local patron saint.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider,

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 12 July 2007
Klaus-Michael Schneider,

Presentation of Castelo Branco

Castelo Branco Commune is one of the 19 communes of Castelo Branco Municipality; it had 35 242 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 170.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Mar 2016

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