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Gondomar Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Gondomar, Distrito do Porto

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[Gondomar municipality] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 30 May 2007
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field gyronny of 8 of blue and yellow.

António Martins-Tuválkin, 29 May 2007

(city rank) background.

Coat of arms

[Gondomar municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 29 May 2007

The arms are Sable a filigree heart Or enameled Azure surrounded by a garland of eight wheat ears Or pointing clockwise. Mural crown Argent with five visible towers (city rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "CIDADE DE GONDOMAR".
António Martins-Tuválkin, 29 May 2007 and 2 June 2007

Previous Symbols

[Gondomar municipality (1986 - 1994)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 30 May 2007

Gondomar was upgraded to city status in 16 August 1981, with trivial changes in the previous town rank flag and arms. Those included the usual town attributes, four visible crown towers, "vila" instead of "cidade" on the scroll, and quartered flag, yellow and blue.
António Martins, 29 May 2007

Version without Coat of Arms

[Gondomar municipality plain] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, Apr 2010

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 31 October 1997. The previous, town rank, flag and arms, were adopted and published in the official journal Diário do Governo : I Série on 29 April.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 29 May 2007

Presentation of Gondomar

Gondomar municipality had 164 096 inhabitants in 2001 and consists of 12 communes covering 133,26 km². It is part of Porto District, traditional province Douro Litoral, 1999 ref. adm. region Entre Douro e Minho, C.C.R. / NUTS II Norte, and NUTS III Grande Porto.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 29 May 2007

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