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Nunes e Ousilhão United Commune (Portugal)

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União das Freguesias de Nunes e Ousilhão, Concelho de Vinhais, Distrito de Bragança


[Nunes e Ousilhão united commune] 2:3; image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 Dec 2016
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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.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 Dec 2016

Coat of arms

[Nunes e Ousilhão united commune CoA] image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 Dec 2016

The arms are Argent, a bend sinister wavy Azure charged with a bendlet sinister wavy Argent, accompanied by a cherry branch Vert fruited Gules and a local shrovetide mask Gules emphazised Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "UNIÃO DAS FREGUESIAS DE NUNES E OUSILHÃO".
Meaning:
Branch and bendlets sinsiter are representing former Nunes commune, the mask former Ousilhão commune
Source: here
António Martins-Tuválkin and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Dec 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 18 May 2015
Source: here
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 Dec 2016


Presentation of Nunes e Ousilhão

Nunes e Ousilhão Commune is one of the 26 communes of Vinhais Municipality; it had 257 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 21.5 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 3 Dec 2016


Former Nunes commune (until 2013)

[Nunes commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 23 Nov 2016

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Sources: communal webpage and this photo
António Martins-Tuválkin, 23 Nov 2016

Coat of arms

[Nunes commune CoA (until 2013)] image by Sérgio Horta, 23 Nov 2016

The shield of the arms is Argent three eradicated cherry trees Vert fruited Gules set 1:2, on base wavy Azure a barrulet wavy Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "NUNES - VINHAIS".
Source: this webpage
António Martins-Tuválkin, 23 Nov 2016

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 16 March 2004
António Martins-Tuválkin, 23 Nov 2016


Presentation of Nunes

Nunes Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Vinhais Municipality; it had 134 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 8.5 km².
Source: Portuguese WIKIPEDIA
António Martins-Tuválkin, 23 Nov 2016


Former Ousilhão commune (until 2013)

[Ousilhão commune (until 2013)] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 26 Nov 2016

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain red field.
Sources: communal webpage and this photo
António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 Nov 2016

Coat of arms

[Ousilhão commune CoA (until 2013)] image by Sérgio Horta, 26 Nov 2016

The shield of the arms is Argent a saltire Azure and accompanied by four shrovetide masks Gules garnished Or and emphasized Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "OUSILHÃO - VINHAIS"
Source: this webpage
António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 Nov 2016

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 3 June 2003
António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 Nov 2016


Presentation of Ousilhão

Ousilhão Commune was one of the pre-2013 communes of Vinhais Municipality; it had 123 inhabitants in 2011 and covered 14.9 km².
Source: Portuguese WIKIPEDIA
António Martins-Tuválkin, 26 Nov 2016


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