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Ponte Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Ponte, Concelho de Guimarães, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-06-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Ponte (Guimarães) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 31 May 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.
Source: Guimarães municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or with base wavy of Azure and Argent, issuant from base a throughout bridge Sable with three arches, masoned Argent, above a heraldic fountain at dexter and a cogwheel Gules at sinister, in central chief a mattock's blade Vert. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "PONTE - GUIMAR√ES" ""
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 13 August 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2016

Presentation of Ponte

Ponte Commune is one of the 48 communes of Guimarães Municipality; it had 6610 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 6.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2016

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