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Ponte de Lima Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Ponte de Lima, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2014-08-23 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Ponte de Lima municipality] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 29 Dec 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 of yellow and purple (town rank).

Sérgio Horta, 29 Dec 1999

Coat of arms

[Ponte de Lima municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 29 Dec 1999

On a blue field a gold four arches bridge standing on waves silver - blue - silver - blue over the bridge a gold cross sided by 2 towers. Four silver towers mural crown, white scroll with the lettering "VILA DE PONTE DE LIMA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 11 Aug 2014

Flag and arms were approved on 25 June 1938
António Martins-Tuválkin, 18 Nov 2001

Version without Coat of Arms

[Ponte de Lima municipality plain] 2:3 image by António Martins-Tuválkin, Apr 2010

Presentation of Ponte de Lima

This is a town that belongs to Viana do Castelo district (Minho province) has a 321 km² area, 39 communes (freguesias) and about 45 000 inhabitants.
Sérgio Horta, 29 Dec 1999

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