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São Bento Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de São Bento, Concelho de Porto de Mós, Distrito de Leiria

Last modified: 2017-02-13 by klaus-michael schneider
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[São Bento (Porto de Mós) commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 17 Feb 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, 17 Feb 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, issuant from base a triplemount Vert, charged with a Holstein cow (that's Argent spotted Sable) statant, in chief two olive branches Vert fruited Sable, tied Gules and crossed per saltire. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "S. BENTO - PORTO DE MÓS"
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Feb 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 28 February 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Feb 2017

Presentation of São Bento

São Bento Commune is one of the ten communes of Porto de Mós Municipality; it had 835 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 39.7 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 17 Feb 2017

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