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Gondar Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Gondar, Concelho de Guimarães, Distrito de Braga

Last modified: 2016-06-30 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Gondar (Guimarães) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 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 yellow field.
Source: Guimarães municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 May 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Vert with base wavy of Argent and Azure, issuant from base a throughout bridge Argent, masoned Sable having one arch, in chief two bobbins Or set in fess. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "GONDAR - GUIMARÃES".
The base wavy is representing Selho River. The bobbins are representing the local textiles industry.
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 May 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 21 October 2004
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 May 2016

Presentation of Gondar

Gondar Commune is one of the 48 communes of Guimarães Municipality; it had 2868 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 2.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 May 2016

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