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Seixas Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Seixas, Concelho de Caminha, Distrito de Viana do Castelo

Last modified: 2015-04-11 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Seixas commune] 2:3 image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain golden yellow field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Vert, a sheaf of rye Or tied Argent, in chief two keys crossed per saltire - the bendy key Or and the sinister bendy key Argent, base wavy of Argent and Azure, the wave Azure charges with two fish Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "SEIXAS - CAMINHA".
The crossed keys are an attribute of St. Peter, the local patron saint.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 4 April 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2015

Presentation of Seixas

Seixas Commune is one of the 14 communes of the Caminha municipality (q.v.); it had 1502 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 4.4 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 8 Apr 2015

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