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Azambuja Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Azambuja, Concelho de Azambuja, Distrito de Lisboa

Last modified: 2015-04-25 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Azambuja 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

Coat of Arms: Shield Or, a wild olive tree eradicated Vert fruited of the same flanked by two fleur-de-lis Gules, in base a bar wavy Azure charged with a barrulet wavy Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "". "AZAMBUJA".
The wild olive tree (Port.: zambujeiro) is a canting element. The fleur-de-lis are attributes of Our Lady of Assumption, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider,17 Apr 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 5 December 1996
Klaus-Michael Schneider,17 Apr 2015

Presentation of Azambuja

Azambuja Commune is one of the seven communes of the Azambuja municipality (q.v.); it had8190 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 80.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider,17 Apr 2015

Commune inhabitants (2011) area: km² Flag: with centred arms Meaning: Published in Diário da República, III Série de

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