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Peniche United Commune (Portugal)

União das Freguesias de Peniche, Concelho de Peniche, Distrito de Leiria

Last modified: 2017-02-02 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: peniche(freg.) | ajuda(peniche) | conceicao(peniche) | s.pedro(peniche) | base(wavy) | sea mark | doves(2) | fence | crown(marian) | lighthouse | spanish turret |
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Former Ajuda (Peniche) commune (until 2013)

[Ajuda (Peniche) commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2015

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain red field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Vert and Argent, a sea mark issuant Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "PENICHE - AJUDA".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2015


Presentation of Ajuda (Peniche)

Ajuda (Peniche) Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Peniche Municipality; it had 7989 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 4.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2015


Former Conceição (Peniche) commune (until 2013)

[Conceição (Peniche) commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 6 May 2015

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2015

Coat of arms

[Conceição (Peniche) commune (until 2013)] image by Sérgio Horta, 6 May 2015

Shield Azure, two doves affronty Argent, armed and eyed Gules, in base an open-worked fence Argent, in central chief a Marian crown Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "PENICHE - CONCEIÇÃO".
Meaning:
The crown is an attribute of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2015

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 4 June 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2015


Presentation of Conceição (Peniche)

Conceição (Peniche) Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Peniche Municipality; it had 4643 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 0.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2015


Former São Pedro (Peniche) commune (until 2013)

Coat of arms

[São Pedro (Peniche) commune (until 2013)] image located by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2015

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Vert, an impending lighthouse Argent garnished Sable, flanked in chief by two Spanish turrets of the same. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "PENICHE - S. PEDRO".
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2015


Presentation of São Pedro (Peniche)

São Pedro (Peniche) Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Peniche Municipality; it had 2117 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 3.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 May 2015


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