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Pinheiro de Ázere Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Pinheiro de Ázere, Concelho de Santa Comba-Dão, Distrito de Viseu

Last modified: 2018-05-09 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Pinheiro de Ázere commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 28 Apr 2018
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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.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Apr 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Or, an eradicated pine Vert fruited Gules, in chief a sword flambant Gules balanced by a pair of scales of the same. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black upper case letters "PINHEIRO DE ÁZERE".
The pine (Port.: pinheiro) is a canting element. Sword and scales are attributes of St. Michael, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Apr 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 6 August 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Apr 2018

Presentation of Pinheiro de Ázere

Pinheiro de Ázere Commune is one of the 37 communes of Santa Comba-Dão Municipality; it had 937 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 11.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Apr 2018

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