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Baraçal Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Baraçal, Concelho de Sabugal, Distrito de da Guarda

Last modified: 2016-03-03 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Baraçal (Sabugal) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 3 Mar 2016
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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, 3 Mar 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, around shield Argent superimposing a lance and a sword of the Same in saltire. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "BARAÇAL - SABUGAL"
The charges are alluding to the local Celtiberical settlements.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 28 July 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2016

Presentation of Baraçal

Baraçal Commune is one of the 30 communes of Sabugal Municipality; it had 190 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 17.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 3 Mar 2016

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