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Nossa Senhora da Piedade Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Nossa Senhora da Piedade, Concelho de Ourém, Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2015-05-23 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Nossa Senhora da Piedade commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 13 May 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 May 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, an inescutcheon Gules charged with a cross fleury Argent voided, in chief a fleur-de-lis Azure, in base two branches of oak Proper. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "NOSSA SENHORA DA PIEDADE - OURÉM".
The fleur-de-lis is an attribute of Our Lady of Mercy, local patron saint and name giver of the commune.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 May 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 21 May 1996
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 May 2015

Presentation of Nossa Senhora da Piedade

Nossa Senhora da Piedade Commune is one of the 13 communes of the Ourém municipality (q.v.) and one of the two urban communes of Ourém city; it had 7217 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 20.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider,13 May 2015

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