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Póvoa da Isenta Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Póvoa da Isenta, Concelho de Santarém, Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2015-02-21 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Póvoa da Isenta commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 16 Feb 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, a Marian crown Or, two branches of olive Argent fruited Sable, an oak eradicated Argent leaved Or, the whole set in cross. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black initials: "PÓVOA DA ISENTA".
The crown is alluding to Our Lady of Conception, the local patron saint. The branches are symbolizing agriculture, especially of olives. The oak is representing a local wood. Draft designed by Diácria Editora Company.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2015

Published in Diário da República: III Série on 29 November 2000
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2015

Presentation of Póvoa da Isenta

Póvoa da Isenta Commune is one of the 18 communes of Santarém Municipality (q.v.); it had 1132 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 14.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 16 Feb 2015

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