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São Martinho Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de São Martinho, Concelho de Alcácer do Sal, Distrito de Setúbal

Last modified: 2017-01-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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[São Martinho (Alcácer do Sal) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 20 Jan 2017
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain blue field.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Jan 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, in chief a torn coat Azure, in base two stacks of planks of cork Gules, fixed sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "S. MARTINHO - ALCÁCER DO SAL".
The coat is an attribute of St. Martin, local patron saint and name giver of the commune. The stacks are alluding to the local production of cork.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Jan 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 18 May 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Jan 2017

Presentation of São Martinho

São Martinho Commune is one of the four communes of Alcácer do Sal Municipality; it had 450 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 88.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Jan 2017

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