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São Paio de Jolda Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de São Paio de Jolda, Concelho de Arcos de Valdevez, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-12-28 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: sao paio de jolda | mattock(blade) | flax | rowing boat |
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[São Paio de Jolda commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 3 Jan 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, 3 Jan 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Gules, a mattock's blade Or flanked in chief by two flax flowers Argent seeded Azure, in base a bar wavy Argent charged with a barrulet wavy Azure, all superimposed by a rowing boat Or as seen from prow. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "JOLDA - S. PAIO".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 10 February 2005, draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2016

Presentation of São Paio de Jolda

São Paio de Jolda Commune is one of the 36 communes of the Arcos de Valdevez municipality (q.v.); it had 360 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 1.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Jan 2016

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