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Sobral da Adiça Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Sobral da Adiça, Concelho de Moura, Distrito de Beja

Last modified: 2016-08-21 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: sobral da adica | axes(crossed) | triplemount | olive(branch) |
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[Sobral da Adiça commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 17 Sep 2010
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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.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 17 Sep 2010

Coat of arms

[Sobral da Adiça commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 17 Sep 2010

The arms are Azure two axes Argent hiltedĚ Or crossed per saltire, in central chief an olive branch Argent fruited Or, in bae a triplemount issuant Argent. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank), inscription "SOBRAL DA ADIÇA" in black uppercase letters on white scroll.
"Sobral" means cork oak wood, which is not depicted on the arms (maybe so obliquely, the axes?); "Adiça" is a local hill range (518 m a.s.l. high at its highest), which is represented by the triplemount.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 17 Sep 2010

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 2 August 2002
António Martins-Tuválkin, 17 Sep 2010

Presentation of Sobral da Adiça

Sobral da Adiça Commune is one of the eight communes of Moura Municipality; it had 1013 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 138.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 18 Aug 2016

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