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Pinheiro Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Pinheiro, Concelho de Guimarães, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-06-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Pinheiro (Guimarães) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Source: Guimarães municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, between two roses Gules, barbed and seeded Vert and ordered per fess, an eradicated pine Vert with pine cones Gules garnished Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "PINHEIRO - GUIMARÃES".
The pine tree (Port.: pinheiro) is a canting element.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 18 October 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2016

Presentation of Pinheiro

Pinheiro Commune is one of the 48 communes of Guimarães Municipality; it had 1234 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 1.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 31 May 2016

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