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São Gião Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de São Gião, Concelho de Oliveira do Hospital, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2018-05-20 by klaus-michael schneider
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[São Gião commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 19 May 2018
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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.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2018

Coat of arms

Shield Purpure, a belfry Argent with windows Sable and bell Or, flanked by a 5-point star Argent at dexter and a lyre Or at sinister, in base a triplet of corn cobs Or leafed Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "S. GIÃO".
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2018

Published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 16 August 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2018

Presentation of São Gião

São Gião Commune is one of the 16 communes of Oliveira do Hospital Municipality; it had 425 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 14.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 May 2018

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