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Pombeiro da Beira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Pombeiro da Beira, Concelho de Arganil, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2016-08-09 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Pombeiro da Beira commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Aug 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of white and green.
Sources: here and here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Aug 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or, an eradicated pine tree Vert, flanked by two doves volant respectant Azure, issuant from base a doublemount Gules, charged with a bar wavy Argent, charged with a barrulet wavy Azure. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "POMBEIRO DA BEIRA".
Among others "pombeiro" means "he-dove", the doves are thus canting elements.
Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Aug 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 14 February 1996
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Aug 2016

Presentation of Pombeiro da Beira

Pombeiro da Beira Commune is one of the 14 communes of Arganil Municipality; it had 1010 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 32.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Aug 2016

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