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Gondufe Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Gondufe, Concelho de Ponte de Lima, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-04-04 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Gondufe commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 28 Mar 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, 28 Mar 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, in chief a sword flamy Argent garnished Gules balancing scales Or, in base an antique bridge Argent masoned Sable having one arch. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "GONDUFE".
Sword and scales are attributes of St. Michael, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Mar 2015

Draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes. Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 29 November 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Mar 2015

Presentation of Gondufe

Gondufe Commune is one of the 39 communes of the Ponte de Lima municipality (q.v.); it had 442 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 6.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Mar 2015

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