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Fiães Commune (Portugal)

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

Last modified: 2015-10-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Fiães(Melgaço) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 27 July 2015
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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.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 July 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Gules, a church Argent (probably the local parish church of St. Mary) masoned Sable, in base a bar wavy Argent charged with a barrulet wavy Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "FIÃES - MELGAÇÇO"
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 July 2015

Draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes, flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 26 October 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 July 2015

Presentation of Fiães

Fiães Commune is one of the 13 communes of the Melgaço municipality (q.v.); it had 239 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 11.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 July 2015

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