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São Salvador Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de São Salvador, Concelho de Mirandela, Distrito de Bragança

Last modified: 2018-03-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[São Salvador (Mirandela) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and António Martins-Tuválkin, 27 Nov 2017
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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.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 27 Nov 2017

Coat of arms

[São Salvador (Mirandela) commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 27 Nov 2017

Shield Vert, an orb Or cornered by four annulets Or, base wavy Argent two barrulets wavy Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case serifed letters "SÃO SALVADOR - MIRANDELA".
The orb is an attribute of Jesus Christ, as Holy Saviour being the local patron saint.
Source: this webpage
António Martins-Tuválkin, 27 Nov 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 19 November 2001
António Martins-Tuválkin, 27 Nov 2017

Presentation of São Salvador

São Salvador Commune is one of the 30 communes of Mirandela Municipality; it had 223 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 14.2 km².
António Martins-Tuválkin, 27 Nov 2017

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