This page is part of © FOTW Flags Of The World website

Cristóval Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Cristóval, Concelho de Melgaço, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-10-25 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: cristoval | bars(wavy;2) | curtain wall | crozier |
Links: FOTW homepage | search | disclaimer and copyright | write us | mirrors

[Cristóval commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 July 2015
See also:

About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 July 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, between two bars wavy Argent, each one charged with a barrulet wavy Azure, an embattled curtain wall Argent masoned Sable, a crozier paly Or superimposing the whole. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "CRISTOVAL".
Source: Freguesias de Portugal website
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 July 2015

Flag and arms were approved on 9 July 2002 by Comissão de Heráldica da Associação dos Arqueólogos Portugueses (CHAAP) and adopted by the local assembly on 28 September 2002. Published in Diário da República but no date given in source.
Klaus-Michael Schneider,

Presentation of Cristóval

Cristóval Commune is one of the 13 communes of the Melgaço municipality (q.v.); it had 528 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 July 2015

back to Melgaço Communes click here