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Golegã Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia da Golegã, Concelho da Golegã, Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2014-08-09 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Golegã commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 29 Dec 2007
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green background (village rank).
António Martins-Tuválkin,

Coat of arms

[Golegã commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 29 Dec 2007

he arms are Argent on a fess Azure wavy a fess Argent wavy and in chief two horse heads respectant Proper and in chief a jar Gules between two billets Vert offset to the core. Mural crown argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "FREGUESIA DA GOLEGÃ"
The fess wavy refers to the local river Almonda - just likeon the arms of the synonimous municipality and of the other commune, Azinhaga - (q.v.), and the horse heads to the town's fame of Portugal's horse capital.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 29 Dec 2007

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série in 1999.01.19.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 29 Dec 2007

Presentation of Golegã

Golegã Commune is one of the three communes of the synonimous municipality (q.v.). It had 3893 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 38,45 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 29 Dec 2007

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