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São Domingos de Benfica Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de São Domingos de Benfica, Concelho de Lisboa, Distrito de Lisboa

Last modified: 2014-12-06 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: sao domingos de benfica | orange tree | peacock | chief(gyronny) | cross fleury | counterchanged |
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[São Domingos de Benfica commune (Lisboa)] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider 28 Nov 2014,
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of black and white.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Nov 2014

Coat of arms

[São Domingos de Benfica commune (Lisboa) CoA] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider,

Shield Argent, an orange tree eradicated Vert fruited Or flanked by two peacocks Proper facing the tree, chief gyronny of eight Argent and Sable charged with a cross fleury in counterchanged colours. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "SÃO DOMINGOS DE BENFICA".
Source: communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Nov 2014

Presentation of São Domingos de Benfica

São Domingos de Benfica is one of the 24 communes of Lisboa Municipality. It had 33 043 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4,29 km². São Domingos de Benfica, located east of Benfica proper in the 3rd historical district, today is the home of the famous Reds from Benfica FC. On its terrain there is Estádio da Luz (= Stadium of Light).
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 28 Nov 2014

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