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Alvalade Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Alvalade, Concelho de Santiago do Cacém, Distrito de Setúbal

Last modified: 2018-04-23 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Alvalade (Santiago do Cacém) commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Apr 2018
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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 red and white.
Sources: here
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Apr 2018

Coat of arms

[Alvalade (Santiago do Cacém) commune CoA] image located by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Nov 2015

Shield Argent, a cross fleury fitchy Gules, aka sword cross, flanked by a bunch of three wheat ears Vert at dexter and a branch of oak Vert at sinister, in base a throughout bridge Argent with three archs masoned Argent. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials "ALVALADE - SANTIAGO DO CACÉM".
Sources: municipal webpage and ANAFRE webpage

Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Nov 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 7 November 2003
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Apr 2018

Presentation of Alvalade

Alvalade Commune is one of the eight communes of the Santiago do Cacém municipality (q.v.); it had 2098 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 161.1 km². Alvalade has been a town since 1510 and had been seat of a municipality until 1836.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Nov 2015

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