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Aldeia da Ponte Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Aldeia da Ponte, Concelho de Sabugal, Distrito de da Guarda

Last modified: 2016-03-03 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Aldeia da Ponte commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 2 Mar 2016
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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, 2 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Sable with base wavy of Azure and Argent, issuant from base a bridge Argent masoned Sable with four archs, in chief an impending calvary Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials " "ALDEIA DA PONTE - SABUGAL".
The calvary is a local monument placed near the national road. The bridge is representing the local Roman bridge, the most important monument of the location, a canting element. The base wavy is representing Leserão River, famous for the Ribeira de Aldeia, the village's embankment.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Mar 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 23 October 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Mar 2016

Presentation of Aldeia da Ponte

Aldeia da Ponte Commune is one of the 30 communes of Sabugal Municipality; it had 317 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 33.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Mar 2016

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