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São Tiago dos Velhos (Santiago dos Velhos) Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de São Tiago dos Velhos, Concelho de Arruda dos Vinhos, Distrito de Lisboa

Last modified: 2015-07-02 by klaus-michael schneider
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[São Tiago dos Velhos commune] 2:3 image by Sérgio Horta, 25 June 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 red and white.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 June 2015

Coat of arms

Shield Argent, a sword cross Gules in its centre superimposed by a scallop Or, in dexter base three wheat ears Or garnished and tied Gules, in sinister base a grapevine Purpure leaved Vert. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black initials: "SÃO TIAGO DOS VELHOS.
Scallop and the red cross fleury in base fitchy are attributes of St. James the Elder respectively his knights' order.
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 June 2015

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 15 October 1992
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 June 2015

Presentation of São Tiago dos Velhos

São Tiago dos Velhos Commune is one of the four communes of the Arruda dos Vinhos municipality (q.v.); it had 1518 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 16.2 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 25 June 2015

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