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São Brás e São Lourenço Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de São Brás e São Lourenço, Concelho de Elvas, Distrito de Portalegre

Last modified: 2017-02-12 by klaus-michael schneider
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[ão Brás e São Lourenço commune CoA] image by Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Feb 2017
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About the Flag

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Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Feb 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Or, an aqueduct Sable with four levels, in chief two palm fronds Azure in saltire, in base a dolmen Gules. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "S. BRÁS E S. LOURENÇO".
Meaning:
The palm fronds are symbolizing the two name givers. The aqueduct is representing the Amoreira aqueduct, originated in 1498, initiated in 1529 and finished on 23 June 1622. For more details see: English WIKIPEDIA.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Feb 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: II Série on 24 May 2011
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Feb 2017


Presentation of ão Brás e São Lourenço

ão Brás e São Lourenço Commune is one of the seven communes of Elvas Municipality and a semi-urban commune; it had 1684 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 47.6 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 7 Feb 2017


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