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Paialvo Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Paialvo, Concelho de Tomar, Distrito de Distrito de Santarém

Last modified: 2015-07-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Paialvo commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 14 July 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, 14 July 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Gules, a pillory Argent flanked by two paly palm leaves Or. Mural crown Argent with four visible towers and (town rank) white scroll with inscription in black initials: "PAIALVO".
The pillory is a local monument. The leaves are representing the Holy Martyrs of the city of Concórdia.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 July 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 9 February 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 July 2015

Presentation of Paialvo

Paialvo Commune is one of the 11 communes of the Tomar municipality (q.v.); it had 2599 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 22.3 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 14 July 2015

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