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Cabanelas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Cabanelas, Concelho de Mirandela, Distrito de Bragança

Last modified: 2018-03-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Cabanelas (Mirandela) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and António Martins-Tuválkin, 21 Dec 2017
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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.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 21 Dec 2017

Coat of arms

[Cabanelas (Mirandela) commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 21 Dec 2017

Shield Azure; a fess wavy Argent, charged with a barrulet wavy Azure; accompanied in chief by a hut Or with its doorway Sable and in base by an olive branch Argent fruited Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case serifed letters "CABANELAS - MIRANDELA".
The word "cabanelas" means "small huts" and these arms are therefore canting.
Source: this webpage
António Martins-Tuválkin, 21 Dec 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 5 December 2001
António Martins-Tuválkin, 21 Dec 2017

Presentation of Cabanelas

Cabanelas Commune is one of the 30 communes of Mirandela Municipality; it had 386 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 18.6 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 21 Dec 2017

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