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Gualtar Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Gualtar, Concelho de Braga, Distrito de Braga

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[Gualtar commune] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, 12 Sep 2017
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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.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 12 Sep 2017

Coat of arms

[Gualtar commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 12 Sep 2017

Shield Azure, two open books Argent bound Gules in fess, in chief weighting scales Or balanced on a wavy bladed sword Argent hilted Or, in base a radiant sun with face Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case serifed letter "GUALTAR".
Sword and scales are attributes of St. Michael.
Source: this webpage
António Martins-Tuválkin, 12 Sep 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 7 November 2001
António Martins-Tuválkin, 12 Sep 2017

Presentation of Gualtar

Gualtar Commune is one of the 37 communes of Braga Municipality; it had 5286 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 2.7 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 12 Sep 2017

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