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Benfica do Ribatejo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Benfica do Ribatejo, Concelho de Almeirim, Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2014-08-30 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Benfica do Ribatejo commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 30 Aug 2014
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About the Flag

It is a slightly untypical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of purple and white, usually meaning town rank.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Aug 2014

Coat of arms

[Benfica do Ribatejo commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta,

The arms are Argent over a base wavy of Azure and Argent,in centre a tomato plant Vert fruited Gules, in central chief a bunch of grapes Vert fruited Purpure. Mural crown with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading "BENFICA DO RIBATEJO" in black upper case letters.

Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Aug 2014

According to Sérgio Horta flag and arms were approved and published in Diário da República: III Série on 16 October 2001.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Aug 2014

Presentation of Benfica do Ribatejo

Benfica do Ribatejo is one of four communes of Almeirim Municipality, it had 3067 inhabitants in 2011 covering 29,27 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 30 Aug 2014

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