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Sabadim Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Sabadim, Concelho de Arcos de Valdevez, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-12-28 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Sabadim commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 2 Jan 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Jan 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Azure with base wavy of Azure and Argent, issuant from base a mountain Argent, in chief an orb Or supported by two lions rampant of the same. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "SABADIM".
The orb is an attribute of Jesus Christ, as the Divine Saviour being the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Jan 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 13 February 2004, draft of flag and arms made by Carlos Alberto Mouteira Fernandes
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Jan 2016

Presentation of Sabadim

Sabadim Commune is one of the 36 communes of the Arcos de Valdevez municipality (q.v.); it had 468 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 8.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 2 Jan 2016

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