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Guia Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Guia, Concelho de Albufeira, Distrito de Faro

Last modified: 2015-04-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Guia (Albufeira) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 14 Apr 2015
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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, 14 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Vert, two Algarvian chimneys Argent ordered per fess, in central chief a windmill wheel Sable rigged Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "GUIA - ALBUFEIRA"
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Apr 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 3 October 1996
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Apr 2015

Presentation of Guia

Guia Commune is one of the four communes of the Albufeira municipality (q.v.); it had 4195 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 18.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 Apr 2015

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