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Montalvão Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Montalvão, Concelho de Nisa, Distrito de Portalegre

Last modified: 2016-01-05 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Montalvão commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Jan 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of white and blue.
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Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Jan 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, a mountain Argent crowned by a castle of the same masoned Sable with port and windows Gules having three embattled towers, the mountain is flanked by a branch of olive fruited Sable at dexter and a branch of laurel fruited Vert at sinister, both Or and imbedding a little piece of three waves Argent over Azure over Argent at the mountain's base. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "MONTALVÃO".
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Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Jan 2016

Presentation of Montalvão

Montalvão Commune is one of the seven communes of the Nisa municipality (q.v.); it had 442 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 123.9 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Jan 2016

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