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Fontão Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Fontão, Concelho de Ponte de Lima, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-04-04 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Fontão commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 27 Mar 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Mar 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, base wavy of Argent and Azure, a fountain Or garnished Sable effervescing water of Argent and Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "FONTÃO - PONTE DE LIMA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Mar 2015

Draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes.Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 29 November 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Mar 2015

Presentation of Fontão

Fontão Commune is one of the 39 communes of the Ponte de Lima municipality (q.v.); it had 1108 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 27 Mar 2015

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