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Quelfes Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Quelfes, Concelho de Olhão, Distrito de Faro

Last modified: 2014-12-06 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Quelfes commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 9 Dec 1999
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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, 14 Nov 2014

Coat of arms

[Quelfes commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 14 Nov 2014

Shield Azure, a 1-arched, throughout bridge Argent masoned Sable over a base wavy of Argent and Vert, in central chief a 5-point star Or. Mural crown with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "QUELFES".
This is surely a very nice coat of arms, it certainly stands out from the crowd!
António Martins-Tuválkin, 11 Dec 1999 and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Nov 2014

Flag and arms adopted and published in Diário da República: III Série on 16 September 1994
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Nov 2014

Presentation of Quelfes

is one of the five communes and three boroughs (urban communes) of Olhão Municipality. It had 17 246 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 21,53 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Nov 2014

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