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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.
Meaning:
"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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