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Nogueira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Nogueira, Concelho de Ponte da Barca, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2020-04-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Nogueira (Ponte da Barca) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Nov 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain red field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, an embattled tower Gules masoned Sable with windows of the same, flanked by two pairs crossed per saltire, each one consisting of a chiseller's hammer Sable hilted Gules and a chisel Sable, growing from embattlements a walnut tree Vert fruited Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "NOGUEIRA - PONTE DA BARCA".
The walnut tree (Port.: nogueira) is a canting element.
Source: Freguesias de Portugal
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Nov 2015

The draft was emitted by Comissão de Heráldica da Associação dos Arqueólogos Portugueses (CHAAP) on 25 July 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Nov 2015

Presentation of Nogueira

Nogueira Commune is one of the 17 communes of the Ponte da Barca municipality (q.v.); it had 410 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 1.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 23 Nov 2015

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