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Castelo Commune (Portugal)

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

Last modified: 2018-03-04 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Castelo (Sertã) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Source: this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, a castle Or masoned Sable with port and windows Gules between two eradicated pines Or, in chief a dove volant Argent, representing the Holy Spirit, surrounded by golden rays. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "CASTELO - SERTÃ".
The castle (Port.: castelo) is a canting element.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 9 May 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2018

Presentation of Castelo

Castelo Commune is one of the ten communes of Sertã Municipality; it had 1046 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 24.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2018

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