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Lombo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Lombo, Concelho de Macedo de Cavaleiros, Distrito de Bragança

Last modified: 2016-05-03 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Lombo commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 14 Apr 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
António Martins-Tuválkin,

Coat of arms

[Lombo commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 14 Apr 2016

Shield Vert, a wine press Or emphasized Sable and accompanied by two olive branches Argent fruited Or with the tips of its trunks per saltire, in chief a Holy Ghost dove displayed Argent armed and langued and with eyes Gules and nimbed Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "LOMBO".
Meaning:
"Lombo", means "loin" (butchery) or "back" (anatomy); the arms are not canting for either meaning (poultry cuts donít include a lombo, even in fowl bigger than the dove).
Source: this webpage
António Martins-Tuválkin, 14 Apr 2016

Flag and arms approved by the communal parliament on 25 June 2010, published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 18 August 2010
Source: Diário da República
António Martins-Tuválkin, 14 Apr 2016


Presentation of Lombo

Lombo Commune is one of the 30 communes of Macedo de Cavaleiros Municipality; it had 346 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 14.5 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 14 Apr 2016


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