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Alvalade Commune (Portugal)

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

Last modified: 2015-11-10 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Alvalade (Santiago do Cacém) commune] image located by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Nov 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 10 Nov 2015

Coat of arms

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

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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