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Friestas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Friestas, Concelho de Valença, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-04-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain golden yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, divided by a bar wavy Argent charged with a barrulet wavy Azure,in chief a rising sun Or issuant from the bar wavy, in base a portal Argent masoned Sable in baroque style. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FRIESTAS".
Source: communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Apr 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 13 November 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Apr 2015

Presentation of Friestas

Friestas Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Valença municipality (q.v.); it had 565 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Apr 2015

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