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Degracias e Pombalinho United Commune (Portugal)

Last modified: 2016-08-10 by klaus-michael schneider
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União das Freguesias de Degracias e Pombalinho, Concelho de Soure, Distrito de Coimbra


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Former commune (until 2013)

[Degracias commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 10 Aug 2016

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Aug 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a windmill's wheel Sable rigged Gules, flanked by two olive branches Vert fruited Sable, issuant from base a doublemount Vert. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "DEGRACIAS".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Aug 2016

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 29 October 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Aug 2016


Presentation of Degracias

Degracias Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Soure Municipality; it had 453 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 13.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Aug 2016


Former commune (until 2013)

[Pombalinho (Soure) commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by , 10 Aug 2016

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Aug 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Or, an eradicated olive tree Vert fruited Sable, flanked by two sheep statant respectant Azure armed Gules, in chief a cross patty Gules charged with a Greek cross Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "POMBALINHO - SOURE".
Meaning:
The cross is alluding to the Order of the Knights of Christ.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Aug 2016

Published in Diário da República: III Série on
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Aug 2016


Presentation of Pombalinho

Pombalinho Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Soure Municipality; it had 807 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 25.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Aug 2016


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