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Pessegueiro do Vouga Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Pessegueiro do Vouga, Concelho de Sever do Vouga, Distrito de Aveiro

Last modified: 2017-02-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Pessegueiro do Vouga commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Feb 2017
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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, 2 Feb 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Vert with base wavy of Argent and Azure, issuant from base a trading sailing ship Argent garnished Gules and rigged Argent, sailing beneath a modern throughout bridge Argent, in central chief an eradicated peach-tree Or fruited Gules Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "PESSEGUEIRO DO VOUGA".
The base wavy is probably representing Vouga River. The bridge is Ponte da Linha do Vouga. The peach-tree (Port.: pessegueiro) is a canting element.
Source: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Feb 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 1 October 1993
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Feb 2017

Presentation of Pessegueiro do Vouga

Pessegueiro do Vouga Commune is one of the seven communes of Sever do Vouga Municipality; it had 1852 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 16.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Feb 2017

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