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Alcanena Municipality (Portugal)

Concelho de Alcanena, Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2014-11-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Alcanena municipality] 2:3 image by Jorge Candeias, 7 July 1999
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About the Flag

It is a fairly typical Portuguese municipal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of yellow and black.

António Martins-Tuválkin,

Coat of arms

[Alcanena municipality CoA] image by Sérgio Horta,

Shield Argent charged with a durmast oak (Quercus petraea<(i>) Vert stalked and eradicated Sable, fruited Or, alongside the stem flanked by two tanner's hammers Sable garnished Or. Mural crown with four visible towers (town) and white scroll reading "VILA DE ALCANENA" in black upper case letters .

Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Oct 2014

Flag and arms adopted and published in Diário do Governo : I Série on 27 March 1936
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 29 Oct 2014

Version without Coat of Arms

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

Presentation of Alcanena

Alcanena is a municipality belonging to the district of Santarém (old province of Ribatejo), with an area of 127.3 sq. km. and 14 373 inhabitants (data from local authorities 14 560 as of 2000, census data). It is divided in 10 freguesias (communes). The main economic activities are transforming industries and commerce.

municipality communes covering 567,31 km². part of , traditional province ,
Jorge Candeias, 15 Sep 1997

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