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Carnota Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Carnota, Concelho de Alenquer, Distrito de Lisboa

Last modified: 2015-08-29 by klaus-michael schneider
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[Carnota commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 22 Aug 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 blue and yellow.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Aug 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Azure, a windmill's wheel Or rigged Argent between two grapevines Or in chief and two pairs of wheat ears Or tied of the same in base. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "SANTANA DA CARNOTA"
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Aug 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 2 February 1993
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Aug 2015

Presentation of Carnota

Carnota Commune, the former Santana da Carnota, is one of the 11 communes of the Alenquer municipality (q.v.); it had 1678 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 18.1 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 22 Aug 2015

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