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Usseira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Usseira, Concelho de Óbidos, Distrito de Leiria

Last modified: 2018-06-22 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Usseira commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Mar 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: this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 June 2018

Coat of arms

[Usseira commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 16 Mar 2016

Shield Vert, a tree Or eradicated Argent and fruited Gules, supported by two bears rampant Proper, armed and tongued red, in chief the Portugal Ancient inescutcheon, Azure fimbriated Argent and charged with 14 plates ordered 4:3:4:3, between two crescents recumbent Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "USSEIRA - ÓBIDOS".
Source: Ralf Hartemink's webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Mar 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 22 May 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Mar 2016

Presentation of Usseira

Usseira Commune is one of the seven communes of Óbidos Municipality; it had 953 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 7.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Mar 2016

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