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Torrão Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Torrão, Concelho de Alcácer do Sal, Distrito de Setúbal

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[Torrão commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 15 Oct 2010
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a red and yellow quartered field.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 15 Oct 2010

Coat of arms

[Torrão commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta,

The arms are Argent a St. James Order sword-cross (fleury fitchy Gules), flanked by two bundles each made of a wheat ear per pale and an cork oak twig per bend and an olive twig per bend sinister, all Vert tied Gules, in chief on an open book Argent bound Gules two pens Or set in saltire. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "TORRÃO - ALCÁCER DO SAL".

António Martins-Tuválkin, 15 Oct 2010

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 16 January 1996
António Martins-Tuválkin, 15 Oct 2010

Presentation of Torrão

Torrão Commune is one of the four communes of Alcácer do Sal Municipality (q.v.); it had 2758 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 372,76 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 15 Oct 2010

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