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Benfeita Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Benfeita, Concelho de Arganil, Distrito de Coimbra

Last modified: 2016-08-08 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Benfeita commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 6 Aug 2016
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain green field.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Aug 2016

Coat of arms

Shield Argent with base wavy of Argent and Azure, an eradicated olive tree Vert fruited sable, in chief a radiant sun Gules at dexter and a waxing crescent Gules at sinister, issuant from base a triplemount Vert. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "BENFEITA".
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Aug 2016

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 10 May 2001
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Aug 2016

Presentation of Benfeita

Benfeita Commune is one of the 14 communes of Arganil Municipality; it had 394 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 21.8 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 6 Aug 2016

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