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Unhais da Serra Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Unhais da Serra, Concelho de Covilhã, Distrito de Castelo Branco

Last modified: 2015-11-14 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: unhais da serra | base(wavy) | mountain | star(5-point) | fountain | cogwheel |
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[Unhais da Serra commune]
2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 19 Nov 2015
[Unhais da Serra commune #2]
2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Nov 2015

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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on afield quartered of white and blue (left image). There is a variant (right image) quartered of blue and white with centred arms and without cogwheel in shield.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Argent and Azure, issuant from base a mountain Argent charged with a cogwheel Gules, in chief a 5-point star Or flanked by two fountains Argent pouring water of the same. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "UNHAIS DA SERRA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Nov 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 31 December 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Nov 2015

Presentation of Unhais da Serra

Unhais da Serra Commune is one of the 21 communes of the Covilhã municipality (q.v.); it had 1398 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 29.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 19 Nov 2015

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