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Pampilhosa da Serra Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Pampilhosa da Serra, Distrito de Coimbra

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[Pampilhosa da Serra municipality] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 29 Nov 1999
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a quartered field yellow over blue.
Sérgio Horta, 9 Dec 1999

Coat of arms

[Pampilhosa da Serra municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta,

On a black field, two crossed golden fruited olive branches tied with a red ribbon, in chief three golden bees and below silver - blue -silver - blue waves, 4 silver tower mural crown and a white scroll with the words in black "VILA DE PAMPILHOSA DA SERRA".
Sérgio Horta, 9 Dec 1999

Flag and arms adopted and published in Diário do Governo : I Série on 6 February 1932
Sérgio Horta, 9 Dec 1999

Version without Coat of Arms

[Pampilhosa da Serra municipality plain] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, Apr 2010

Presentation of Pampilhosa da Serra

This is a town that belongs to Coimbra District (and traditional province of Beira Baixa), has a 395 km² area, 10 freguesias (communes) and about 5900 inhabitants.
Sérgio Horta, 29 Nov 1999

if you ever come to Portugal by train from Paris (or somewhere along the way) and have waited excruciating long for a ridiculously unnecessary railroad operation in a place called Pampilhosa, this is not the one (that one belongs to Mealhada municipality).
António Martins, 15 Jan 2004

Unofficial Flags

Municipal logo flag

Pampilhosa da Serra unofficial flag
image by António Martins, 15 Jan 2004

The municipal government uses also an unofficial “logo on bedsheet” type of flag, based on the official flag and arms.
António Martins, 11 Dec 1999

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