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Cunheira Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Cunheira, Concelho de Alter do Chão, Distrito de Portalegre

Last modified: 2015-05-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Cunheira commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 12 Feb 2015
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About the Flag

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

Coat of arms

Shield Argent divided by a saltire Sable, the base quarter displaying a plough Azure with plough share Gules, all others an oak twig Vert with acorns Vert capsuled Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black capitals: "CUNHEIRA - ALTER DO CHÃO"
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Feb 2015

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 14 May 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Feb 2015

Presentation of Cunheira

Cunheira Commune is one of the four communes of Alter do Chão Municipality (q.v.); it had 389 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 35.23 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 12 Feb 2015

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