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Outeiro Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Outeiro, Concelho de Bragança, Distrito de Bragança

Last modified: 2016-08-13 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: outeiro(braganca) | mount | castle | olive(twig) |
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[Outeiro (Bragança) commune] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 12 July 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of red and yellow.
Sources: communal heraldry page
António Martins-Tuválkin, 12 July 2016

Coat of arms

[Outeiro (Bragança) commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 12 July 2016

Shield Or, on a mount Vert a castle Gules, masoned Argent with port and windows Argent, in chief two twigs of olive Vert fruited Sable. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "OUTEIRO - BRAGANÇA".
"Outeiro" is Portuguese for "hillock", and the arms predictablly show one, in a case of canting heraldry.
Source: this webpageand this image
António Martins-Tuválkin, 12 July 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 21 August 2009
Source: here
António Martins-Tuválkin, 12 July 2016

Presentation of Outeiro

Outeiro Commune is one of the 39 communes of Bragança Municipality; it had 301 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 40.9 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 12 July 2016

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