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Cepelos Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Cepelos, Concelho de Vale de Cambra, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2016-04-16 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Cepelos (Vale de Cambra) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 6 Apr 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, 6 Apr 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Sable, two eradicated pine trees Or ordered per fess, in chief a Paschal Lamb statant Proper nimbed Or, in base a grapevine Or leaved Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "CEPELOS - VALE DE CAMBRA".
The Paschal Lamb is an attribute of St. John the Baptist, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Apr 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 12 July 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Apr 2016

Presentation of Cepelos

Cepelos Commune is one of the seven communes of Vale de Cambra Municipality; it had 1313 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 19.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Apr 2016

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