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Perelhal Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Perelhal, Concelho de Barcelos, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-05-22 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Perelhal commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 May 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 May 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, four pears Gules leaved Vert ordered 3:1. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "PERELHAL".
The arms are canting. The commune's name means something like pear orchard(???).
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 May 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 19 June 1997
Klaus-Michael Schneider,[ commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 13 May 2016

Presentation of Perelhal

Perelhal Commune is one of the 61 communes of Barcelos Municipality; it had 1749 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 6.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 May 2016

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