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Alcoentre Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Alcoentre, Concelho de Azambuja, Distrito de Lisboa

Last modified: 2015-04-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Alcoentre commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta,17 Apr 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of green and white.
Klaus-Michael Schneider,17 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, in chief a paly, double-bearded key Vert with two lions rampant affronty Purpure armed and tongued red as supporters, in base an ancient bridge Gules masoned Sable and issuant from a base wavy of Azure and Argent. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "ALCOENTRE".
Klaus-Michael Schneider,17 Apr 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 22 July 1995
Klaus-Michael Schneider,17 Apr 2015

Presentation of Alcoentre

Alcoentre Commune is one of the seven communes of the Azambuja municipality (q.v.); it had 3448 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 47 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider,17 Apr 2015

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