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Benedita Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Benedita, Concelho de Alcobaça, Distrito de Leiria

Last modified: 2015-08-13 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Benedita commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Aug 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Aug 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure a gate Argent with door wings Or, in dexter chief an open book Or bound Argent, in sinister chief a cogwheel Or, in base two grain ears Or tied of the same. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "VILA DE BENEDITA"
Sources: this webpage and communal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Aug 2015

Presentation of Benedita

Benedita Commune is one of the 13 communes of the Alcobaça municipality (q.v.); it had 8635 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 29.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Aug 2015

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