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Carvalhal Benfeito Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Carvalhal Benfeito, Concelho de Caldas da Rainha, Distrito de Leiria

Last modified: 2015-10-31 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Carvalhal Benfeito commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 13 Oct 2015
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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, 13 Oct 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, a paly lance Argent with its head soaked Gules between two oaks eradicated Argent leaved Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "CARVALHAL BENFEITO"
The oak trees (Port.: carvalhos) are canting elements.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Oct 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 25 January 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Oct 2015

Presentation of Carvalhal Benfeito

Carvalhal Benfeito Commune is one of the 12 communes of the Caldas da Rainha municipality (q.v.); it had 1279 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 14.0 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 13 Oct 2015

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