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Sá Commune (Portugal)

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

Last modified: 2015-04-04 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Sá (Ponte de Lima) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 30 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, 30 Mar 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, base wavy of Argent and Azure, crowned by a mountain Argent, crowned by an embattled ringwall Argent masoned Sable with port Sable, in central chief an impending Marian crown Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "SÁ - PONTE DE LIMA".
The crown is an attribute of St. Mary, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 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 27 December 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2015

Presentation of Sá

Sá Commune is one of the 39 communes of the Ponte de Lima municipality (q.v.); it had 423 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 2.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Mar 2015

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