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Gondar Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Gondar, Concelho de Amarante, Distrito do Porto

Last modified: 2018-06-22 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Gondar (Amarante) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 22 June 2018
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 June 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, a bend Azure, charged with a fleur-de-lis Or between two scallops Or, in sinister chief a tankard Sable, in dexter base a watermill's wheel Vert. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "GONDAR - AMARANTE".
The fleur-de-lis is an attribute of St. Mary, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 June 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 4 August 1998
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 June 2018

Presentation of Gondar

Gondar Commune is one of the 26 communes of Amarante Municipality; it had 1686 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 9.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 June 2018

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