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Gião Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Gião, Concelho de Vila do Conde, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2016-09-10 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Gião (Vila do Conde) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 4 Sep 2016
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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, 4 Sep 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, a bend sinister wavy Argent, charged with a bendlet sinister wavy Azure, in dexter chief an inescutcheon Argent divided by a cross Azure, in sinister base a watermill's wheel Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "GIÃO - VILA DO CONDE".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Sep 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 21 May 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Sep 2016

Presentation of Gião

Gião Commune is one of the 21 communes of Vila do Conde Municipality; it had 1756 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 4 Sep 2016

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