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Atalaia Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Atalaia, Concelho de Vila Nova da Barquinha, Distrito de Santarém

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[Atalaia commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 19 Dec 2010
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain white field.
António Martins-Tuválkin, 19 Dec 2010

Coat of arms

[Atalaia commune CoA] image by Sérgio Horta, 19 Dec 2010

The arms are Vert a tower Argent with port and windows Gules flanked by two wings Or respectant each fitted with a human hand holding a sword Argent, in base on a bar wavy Argent charged with a barrulet wavy Azure. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll reading in black upper case letters "ATALAIA - VILA NOVA DA BARQUINHA".

António Martins-Tuválkin, 19 Dec 2010

Flag and arms adopted and published in the official journal _Diário daRepública : III Série_ in 1996.10.01
António Martins-Tuválkin, 19 Dec 2010

Presentation of Atalaia

Atalaia Commune is one of the four communes of Vila Nova da Barquinha Municipality; it had 1697 inhabitants in 2001 and covers 14.4 km².
, 19 Dec 2010

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