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Salir Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Salir, Concelho de Loulé, Distrito de Faro

Last modified: 2015-04-18 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Salir commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta and Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Apr 2015
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a field quartered of white and blue.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Apr 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, divided by a throughout, embattled wall Argent masoned sable charged with two swords Gules set, in chief two wheat sheaves Or tied Gules having three ears each crossed per saltire Mural crown Argent with four visible towers (town rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "SALIR"
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Apr 2015

Draft of flag and coat of arms made by Luís Moreira. Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 1 July 1999. Salir gained the title of a town on 2 July 1993.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Apr 2015

Presentation of Salir

Salir Commune is one of the nine communes of the Loulé municipality (q.v.); it had 2765 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 188 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 15 Apr 2015

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