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Escalhão Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Escalhão, Concelho de Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo, Distrito da Guarda

Last modified: 2017-03-15 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Escalhão commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 15 Mar 2017
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Mar 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, an eradicated olive tree Vert fruited Sable, in chief two halberds Gules crossed per saltire. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll (Bénard Guedes style) with inscription in black capitals "ESCALHÃO".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Mar 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 26 November 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Mar 2017

Presentation of Escalhão

Escalhão Commune is one of the ten communes of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo Municipality; it had 770 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 78.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Mar 2017

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