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Comporta Commune (Portugal)

Freguesia de Comporta, Concelho de Alcácer do Sal, Distrito de Setúbal

Last modified: 2017-01-19 by klaus-michael schneider
Keywords: comporta | flood-gate | stork | rice(ear) |
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About the Flag

It is a typical Portuguese communal flag, with the coat of arms centred on a plain yellow field.
Source: this photo
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Jan 2017

Coat of arms

Shield Vert with base wavy of Azure and Argent, above an open flood-gate Or, in chief a stork passant Argent, armed Or between two rice ears Or. Mural crown Argent with three visible towers (village rank) and white scroll with inscription in black capitals "COMPORTA".
The flood-gate (Port.: comporta) is a canting element.
Source: this webpage
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Jan 2017

Flag and arms published in the official journal Diário da República: III Série on 5 November 2002
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Jan 2017

Presentation of Comporta

Comporta Commune is one of the four communes of Alcácer do Sal Municipality; it had 1268 inhabitants in 2011 and covers 150.5 km².
Klaus-Michael Schneider, 20 Jan 2017

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