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Santiago de Montalegre Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Santiago de Montalegre, Concelho de Sardoal, Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2015-07-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Santiago de Montalegre commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 21 July 2014
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain red field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 July 2014

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, two pine branches Vert fruited of the same ordered per fess, in central chief a scallop Gules, in base an olive branch Vert fruited Sable. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "SANTIAGO DE MONTALEGRE".
The scallop is an attribute of St. James the Elder, name giver and patron saint of the commune.
Source: Sardoal municipal webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 July 2014

Presentation of Santiago de Montalegre

Santiago de Montalegre Commune is one of the four communes of the Sardoal municipality (q.v.); it had 229 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 17.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 21 July 2014

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