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Paredes Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Paredes, Concelho de Paredes, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2016-07-15 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: paredes(fregueisa) | besteiros(paredes) | bitaraes | casteloes de cepeda | gondalaes | madalena(paredes) | mouriz | vila cova de carros | grapevine | basket | bridge | wheat | crossbow | crown(marian) | timbrel | perfume vase |
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[ commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Source: communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or with base wavy of Argent and Azure, issuant from base a bridge Sable, masoned Argent and having one arch, in chief a basket Sable, filled with grapevines Purpure leaved Vert at dexter, and a bunch of seven wheat ears Vert tied Argent at sinister. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "FREGUESIA DE PAREDES".
Meaning:
The basket with grapevines is representing viticulture and basketry. The bridge is representing the local heritage. The number of wheat ears is representing the former communes, which merged in 2013. The base wavy is representing Sousa River.
Source: communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 18 May 2015
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Presentation of Paredes town

Paredes Town is one of the 18 communes of Paredes Municipality; it had 19 834 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 21.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016


Former Besteiros commune (until 2013)

[Besteiros (Paredes) commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 22 July 2009

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain purple field (village rank).
António Martins-Tuválkin, 22 July 2009

Coat of arms

[Besteiros (Paredes) commune CoA (- 2013)] image by Sérgio Horta, 22 July 2009

The arms are Or a wheat sheaf Vert tied Gules between four crossbows Purpure strung and garnished Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "BESTEIROS - PAREDES".
Meaning:
"Besteiros" means "crossbow archers" and therefore these arms are partly canting.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 22 July 2009

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 22 October 2002
António Martins-Tuválkin, 22 July 2009

Presentation of Besteiros

Besteiros Commune is one of the pre-2013 communes of Paredes Municipality (q.v.); it had 1448 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 2.1 km². It was incorporated into Paredes Commune.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016


Former Bitarães commune (until 2013)

[Bitarães commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, two baskets Or set in fess, in chief a Marian crown Or, in base three wheat ears Or leaved of the same and tied Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "BITARÃES".
Meaning:
The crown is representing Our Lady of Chãos, whose chapel had been erected in the 18th century, and whose pilgrimage is celebrated in the commune every year on 8 September. The baskets are alluding to the local viticulture. The wheat ears are representing agriculture as economic base of the commune.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Published in Diário da República: III Série on
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Presentation of Bitarães

Bitarães Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Paredes Municipality; it had 2868 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 4.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016


Former Castelões de Cepeda commune (until 2013)

[Castelões de Cepeda commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Source: communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or with base wavy of Azure and Argent, issuant from base a throughout bridge Sable, masoned Argent with one arch., two timbrels Argent with bells Azure set in fess, in chief an orb Azure fixed Argent, Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "CASTELÕES DE CEPEDA".
Meaning:
The orb is an attribute of Jesus Christ, being the local patron saint as the Divine Saviour. The timbrels are representing local culture, tradition and social life. The bridge is symbolizing the local heritage and is especially representing the old Roman bridge of Cepeda. The base wavy is symbolizing Sousa River.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Published in Diário da República: II Série on 13 February 2007
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Presentation of Castelões de Cepeda

Castelões de Cepeda Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Paredes Municipality; it had 8755 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 3.3 km². Until 2013 the set of the municipality of Paredes had been in Castelões de Cepeda.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016


Former Gondalães commune (until 2013)

[Gondalães commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Source: communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Azure, two millstones Argent set in fess, in chief a basket Or, filled with grapevines Purpure leaved Vert. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank)and white scroll (Bènard Guedes style) with inscription in black capitals "GONDALÃES".
Meaning:
The basket is representing local viticulture and basketry. The millstones are representing the former grain mills of Beraldo Estate. The base wavy is representing Sousa River.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 28 April 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Presentation of Gondalães

Gondalães Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Paredes Municipality; it had 1228 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 2.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016


Former Madalena commune (until 2013)

[Madalena commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Coat of arms

[Madalena commune CoA (until 2013)] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Shield Argent, a calvary cross Azure, between a grapevine Purpure leaved Vert at dexter, and a blade Gules of a circular saw.The cross is charged in base with a perfume vase Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "MADALENA - PAREDES".
Meaning:
The perfume vase is an attribute of St. Mary Magdalen, local patron saint and name giver of the commune.
Source: this webpage and communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 5 June 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Presentation of Madalena

Madalena Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Paredes Municipality; it had 1843 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 1.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016


Former Mouriz commune (until 2013)

[Mouriz commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 27 June 2016

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, a pair of rye ears Vert in saltire, flanked by two cogwheels Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "MOURIZ".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 21 July 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Presentation of Mouriz

Mouriz Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Paredes Municipality; it had 3026 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 5.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016


Former Vila Cova de Carros commune (until 2013)

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Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Coat of arms

[Vila Cova de Carros commune CoA (until 2013)] image by Sérgio Horta, 27 June 2016

Shield Vert, two grapevines Or leaved Argent set in fess, in chief a kettle Sable, filled Gules upon a flame Proper, in base the top of a belfry Argent masoned sable with bell Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "VILA COVA DE CARROS".
Sources: communal webpage and
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Published in Diário da República: III Série on
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016

Presentation of Vila Cova de Carros

Vila Cova de Carros Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Paredes Municipality; it had 666 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 3.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 June 2016


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