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Póvoa de Lanhoso Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Póvoa de Lanhoso, Concelho de Póvoa de Lanhoso, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-06-20 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: povoa de lanhoso(freguesia) | nossa senhora do amparo | st.mary | jesus christ | laurel(wreath) | bezants(14) |
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[Póvoa de Lanhoso (=Nossa Senhora do Amparo) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 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 white field.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 May 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Gules, St. Mary, nimbed Or, robed Azure and coated Argent, in her arms baby Jesus Christ, also nimbed Or, surrounded by two laurel wreaths Or, in chief 14 bezants ordered per fess 7:7. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "FREGUESIA DE PÓVOA DE LANHOSO - N. S. AMPARO"
St. Mary as Our Lady of the Sanctuary is the local patron saint.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 May 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 May 2016

Presentation of Póvoa de Lanhoso

Póvoa de Lanhoso Commune, also known as Nossa Senhora do Amparo, is one of the 22 communes of Póvoa de Lanhoso Municipality; it had 5052 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 May 2016

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