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Carvalhal Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Carvalhal, Concelho de Grândola, Distrito de Setúbal

Last modified: 2015-07-20 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Carvalhal commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 20 July 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, 20 July 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Or with base wavy of Vert and Argent, an oak tree eradicated green flanked by two sheaves of rice ears of the same. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "CARVALHAL - GRÂNDOLA".
The oak (Port.: carvalho) is a canting element. The base wavy due to the green colour is representing the Atlantic.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 July 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 20 December 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider,

Presentation of Carvalhal

Carvalhal Commune is one of the four communes of the Grândola municipality (q.v.); it had 1630 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 82.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 July 2015

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