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Nespereira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Nespereira, Concelho de Guimarães, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-06-29 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Nespereira (Guimarães) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 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 plain yellow field.
Source: Guimarães municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Gules, an eradicated medlar tree Or fruited Vert, flanked by a cogwheel Argent at dexter and an inkpot Argent with pen Or at sinister. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "NESPEREIRA - GUIMARÃES".
The medlar tree (Port.: nespereira) is a canting element.
Sources: Guimarães municipal webpage and Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 17 April 2008
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2016

Presentation of Nespereira

Nespereira Commune is one of the 48 communes of Guimarães Municipality; it had 2578 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 3.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2016

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