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Paderne Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Paderne, Concelho de Albufeira, Distrito de Faro

Last modified: 2015-04-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Paderne commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Apr 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, 14 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

[Paderne commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 14 Apr 2015

Shield Gules with base wavy of Argent and Azure, a couped castle Or with three embattled towers, masoned Sable with port and windows Azure flanked in chief by two branches of fig tree Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "PADERNE - ALBUFEIRA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Apr 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 27 October 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Apr 2015

Presentation of Paderne

Paderne Commune is one of the four communes of the Albufeira municipality (q.v.); it had 3309 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 55.64 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Apr 2015

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