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Parada do Pinhão Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Parada do Pinhão, Concelho de Sabrosa, Distrito de Vila Real

Last modified: 2018-01-29 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Parada do Pinhão commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Jan 2018
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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: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Jan 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Azure and Argent, an eradicated pine Vert fruited Or, flanked bneath by two grapevines Purpure lefed Vert in fess, and above by two scallops Gules garnished Or in fess. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "PARADA DE PINHÃO".
The pine (Port.: pinheiro, its seed is a pinhâo) is canting.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Jan 2018

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 17 October 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Jan 2018

Presentation of Parada do Pinhão

Parada do Pinhão Commune is one of the 12 communes of Sabrosa Municipality; it had 309 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 5.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 26 Jan 2018

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